Southern Africa Regional Food Security Update: Malawi – September 2013


  • According to FEWSNET, maize supplies are currently still available in all districts across the country, but supplies are much lower than normal.

  • The inflation rate in the country has further decreased by 1.9 percent points compared to the month before and is currently standing at 23.3 percent.

  • In September 2013, the national average maize price was 114.47 MK per kg compared to 56.18 MK per kg same time last year, showing an increase of 104 percent.

  • The Market Assessment Report, conducted by MVAC in collaboration with WFP and OXFAM has been released.

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