How climate change drove food insecurity in the 2007 Lesotho drought

Drought leads to crop failure and creates food insecurity. Image: Pixabay/Uschi_Du

Dr Friederike Otto

Acting Director, Environmental Change Institute

Jasper Verschuur

DPhil candidate, Environmental Change Institute

Dr Piotr Wolski

Hydrologist at the Climate System Analysis Group , Climate System Analysis Group, University of Cape Town


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The low rainfall caused agricultural problems for South Africa and Lesotho. Image: Verschuur et al.

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