Malawi

GIEWS Country Brief: Malawi 17-December-2012

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Mixed rains recorded at the start of the 2012/13 cropping season

  • Cereal output in 2011/12 is estimated at 3.83 million tonnes, 7 percent below the previous season

  • Significantly high maize prices in the Southern Region are negatively affecting access to food, especially for vulnerable people

  • Nearly 2 million people are currently estimated to be food insecure, with southern parts of the country facing serious conditions