Botswana: Rains Drown Crops, Kill Livestock in Kgatleng

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The recent downpours across Botswana have submerged crops and left livestock dead, Mmegi Online reports. Against this backdrop, agriculturers should be prepared for climate applications including climate-smart agricultural practices. "In this regard, dissemination of agro-weather advisories and other climate-smart agricultural practices will be enhanced through Public Private Partnerships," the report adds. Such agro-advisory services is estimated to facilitate greater investment from the private sector in priority areas including weather-based index insurance and associated infrastructure.