Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief: Mali, January-April 2011
A generally good food supply situation is likely to have been be the driving force of price stability and decreases in recent months. However nominal prices of millet and rice have reached the levels observed in 2008.
Food security has improved; however different agencies are concerned over undernurishment levels and serious hunger conditions.
The country was directly affected by the Ivorian crisis which has forced thousand of refugees to the country.
The government is rebuilding the national food security reserve and intervention stocks to strengthen its capacity to meet potential future needs for food aid.