Nicaragua Remote Monitoring Update, March 2013
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).