FEWSNET (Famine Early Warning Systems Network)
Web address: https://fews.net/
The primary objective of FEWSNET is to monitor food security ofr different regions in the world. Various tools and projects available on the FEWSNET web page are useful for drought monitoring in the region and in SA. FEWSNET provides data and interactive maps on agro-climatology, livelihoods, markets and trades, nutrition, food security and weather and climate data. The website also provides useful links to NOAA and USGS, which have useful tools for drought monitoring.
An important link with various tools and products with spatially visible results on weather and climate data as well as various agricultural remotely sensed indicators is available at https://earlywarning.usgs.gov/fews/search,