GIEWS Country Brief: Zimbabwe 13-March-2014


  • Favourable production prospects for the 2014 maize crop

  • Significant volumes of maize imported from South Africa in the current 2013/14 marketing year (April/March)

  • High domestic maize prices following low 2013 maize output and high prices in South Africa

  • The number of food insecure persons increased to 2.2 million in the first quarter of 2014 compared to 1.67 million in same period in 2013