GIEWS Country Brief: Pakistan 18-December-2013

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Higher winter wheat plantings for the 2013/14 cropping season

  • Above-average cereal production in 2013

  • Wheat imports forecast to increase in 2013/14 marketing year

  • Prices rice remain stable, while those of wheat gain strength

  • Food security remains a challenge for the flood-affected population