Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief: Zimbabwe, May 2010


Key Messages

- Maize prices have registered a highly volatile trend in recent months and local maize prices are still much higher compared to prices on the international market.

- Political situation is tense and violence is reported in rural areas, adversely affecting agricultural production and food security.

- The number of people in need of food assistance is increasing; concerned agencies agree on high levels of hunger.

- The government adopted trade measures and implemented input support policies to assist producers.