Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief, September 2011-February 2012


Key messages

  • Prices of rice and wheat remained stable however, experienced some fluctuation in November and December.

  • The overall food security situation is favorable however, due to low cereal production, it remains a concern in certain districts in Mid-Western Mountain and Mid-Western Hill.

  • Natural calamities have affected people's food security in recent months; moreover the political situation remains tense.

  • The Government has in place several safety net schemes to support vulnerable groups; the international community is also helping to assist people affected by natural disasters.