Earthworms heal soil on parched South African farms
9 January 2017 Last updated at 00:24 GMT
The drought that has gripped southern Africa for well over a year now is continuing. Rainfall has still been insufficient to replenish dams and reservoirs and the land remains parched.
Africa Business Report went to see how one agricultural entrepreneur in South Africa's Mpumulanga province, in the country's east, has been helping farmers rejuvenate their fields by employing earthworms to heal the soil.