The cropping season has started on time in the Sudanian zone. Above-normal first rains were registered in mid-march in the extreme south and in mid April in the south-west. They decreased significantly and were below average in May, but resumed in early June.
Seed availibility should be adequate following the 2001 record crop. No pest
activity is reported.
Page with graphics of the evolution of Cold Cloud Duration average values over various zones of the country and compared to 1989-1995 average values.