Namibia

GIEWS Country Brief: Namibia 19-May-2014

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FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

• Expected recovery in cereal production in 2014 following last year’s poor crop

• Large volumes of maize imported in the 2013/14 marketing year (May/April) to compensate for the drought-reduced output in 2013

• Food security conditions expected to improve with new harvest, following the sharp deterioration in the previous year, where approximately 464 000 people were in need of assistance