Tajikistan Remote Monitoring Update, April 2014 to September 2014

Situation Report
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Spring crop planting began on time with adequate precipitation throughout Tajikistan

Key Messages

Spring crop cultivation, including cotton, progresses as normal in Tajikistan given the good precipitation in March and early April 2014, reducing prior earlier season deficits.

Wheat flour prices are stable in Tajikistan due to the above-average harvest last year and the continuous supply from Kazakhstan. Wheat flour prices are currently 17 percent below last year; however, potato prices have increased considerably and are hindering access for those reliant on market purchase.

Poor households are able to maintain Minimal (IPC Phase 1) acute food insecurity outcomes throughout the scenario period due to current above-average stocks.