Afghanistan

GIEWS Country Briefs: Afghanistan 19-January-2012

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Mixed performance of rains during the beginning of the 2011/12 winter cropping season

  • Below average cereal harvest in 2011

  • Wheat prices remain stable since July but the overall inflation is over 10 percent

  • Food security in general satisfactory but remains as a concern in certain pockets and for the low income population