Nicaragua Remote Monitoring Update, March 2013

from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 21 Mar 2013 View Original

Food insecurity likely Minimal through the end of the consumption year


  • Affordable consumer prices along with average income and average to near-average production levels in 2012 are likely to maintain Minimal acute food insecurity (Phase 1 IPC 2.0) throughout the consumption year, even with the onset of the normal lean season in May.

  • Coffee rust prevalence is two to three times higher than usual. Labor demand will be significantly reduced in the following harvest (2013/2014).