Tanzania

FEWS Tanzania Food Security Report: 18 Sep 2003 - Government taps Strategic Grain Reserve

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Situation Report
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Summary
The Government has released 7,215 MT of maize from the Strategic Grain Reserve to sell to severely food deficit persons at a highly subsidized price.

Maize prices continue to escalate in most markets. Nevertheless, in some locations marginal price declines were recorded.

The September- December rainfall forecast indicates that northern parts of the country and north coast are likely to receive near normal to above normal rainfall, while the rest of the country experiences near normal to below normal rainfall.

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