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Food Security and Nutrition Working Group Update - June 2013

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KEY MESSAGES ON CURRENT FOOD SECURITY & NUTRITION CONDITIONS

  • Current conditions continue to improve when compared to long-term trends

  • Much of the region is expecting near normal harvests coming months

  • Food prices, whilst higher than long-term trends, continue to be stable

  • Recent analyses in DRC, Djibouti and Burundi illustrate the impact of chronic and extreme poverty on food security status in these countries

  • CAR food security and nutrition situation requires focused attention

  • Concerns over short rains in Karamoja, Uganda and its consequences over the next harvest