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  • Fields of tears in Lesotho as new tool is introduced to help mitigate climate change

    01 October 2013, source: http://africagreenmedia.co.za/fields-of-tears-in-lesotho-as-new-tool-is-introduced-to-help-mitigate-climate-change/
    URL: http://africagreenmedia.co.za/fields-of-tears-in-lesotho-as-new-tool-is-introduced-to-help-mitigate-climate-change/

    After last season’s disastrous harvest, which delivered a fraction of previous yields, deep in Lesotho’s Ts’akholo village in Mafeteng district, Matsolo Sebusi’s husband has had to leave the family home to seek mining work in South Africa’s platinum belt of Rustenburg. Climate change has left farmers in this village fearful for their future, and as result some have opted to sell their animals and abandon their plots for urban areas in search of employment...
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