GIEWS Country Brief: Ethiopia 9 January 2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable estimates for the overall production of the 2012 main “meher” season crops
  • Prices of cereals decline in most markets, but are generally still well above average
  • Estimated number of people in need of food assistance expected to decrease in the coming months
  • Number of refugees, mainly from Somalia, remains at record level of 370 000 people