Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update May 2014

from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 23 May 2014 View Original

The ongoing main harvest continues to improve food security for very poor households

Key Messages

As harvesting activities progress, most households are currently consuming cereals from own production and experiencing Minimal (IPC Phase 1) food insecurity outcomes. These outcomes are likely to continue through September across the country.

Maize grain prices have started stabilizing in most areas as most households continue to access cereals from their own production. Nonetheless, national averages for both maize grain and maize meal maize grain and meal prices are about 7 and 2 percent higher when compared to the same time last year.