GIEWS Country Brief: Uganda 19-July-2013


  • Harvesting of 2013 first season crops is underway and production prospects are near average

  • A long dry spell between May and June affected crops in central/northern areas

  • Unfavourable prospects for crop production in Karamoja region

  • Maize prices increased in most markets since early July

  • Overall food security is satisfactory but deteriorate in Karamoja region