Mozambique Food Security Outlook Update August 2013

from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 29 Aug 2013 View Original

Minimal food insecurity will continue


• The food security situation in the majority of the rural households across the country isstable. In areas of the Limpopo Basin (Bilene, Chibuto, Chokwe, Guija and Xai-Xai districts) affected by shocks (floods) this year, acute food insecurity outcomes have not deteriorated any further and will remain Minimal (IPC Phase 1) from September until December.

• Generally the food prices from June to July in the monitored markets were consistent with the seasonal trends with some prices already rising and others still decreasing, but overall no significant anomalies were observed. The continued stability of retail prices will benefit consumers, especially the poor