Nicaragua

Nicaragua Remote Monitoring Update, March 2013

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Food insecurity likely Minimal through the end of the consumption year

KEY MESSAGES

  • 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).