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Limpopo Province, South Africa


Position:
23°52'S, 29° 55’E


Datemark:
March 2009

Mission:
Collect multimedia material on the expected drought impacts on South Africa

Under Auspices of:
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting; Kendeda Fund, Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation; Barbara Smith Fund; Whole Systems Foundation; Abby Rockefeller & Lee Halprin and 7th Generation Incorporated

Results:
Radio features and documentary; web features

SYPNOPSIS
In addition to getting warming, large parts of South Africa will have less rain during the dry season in the coming decades. Many farmers who already farm in marginal conditions will have to find alternative forms of livelihood. Some researchers are looking for high-tech solutions to the problem of drought.


  • Listen to Heat of the Moment: Inside Out , Dan’s documentary on the human impacts of climate change, including a segment on Paris during the 2003 heat wave.
  • Visit the climate-change website Dan helped to produce for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
  • Read more