GIEWS Country Brief: Malawi 15-November-2013


  • Planting of the 2014 cereal crop is underway

  • Maize production in 2013 is estimated at a similar level to the 2012 harvest

  • Generally firm maize prices in October 2013 following strong gains in the preceding months

  • Approximately 1.46 million people are estimated to be food insecure, due to poor harvests and persistent high food prices