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Zimbabwe Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010







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    Nepal Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Rice and wheat prices are still high and have been rising in recent months; Political tension continues as vulnerable people continue to suffer from the effects of the monsoon rain; An estimated 3.6 million people are food insecure and overall the food security situation is predicted to remain tight; The government is committed in supporting agriculture and food security, but the political situation has constrained efforts.
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    Ethiopia Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Cereal prices are steady or declining in recent months, however they remain high compared to historic levels. Border tensions have not decreased. Moreover floods have damaged crops and affected people's livelihoods. An estimated 5.2 million people still depend on emergency food assistance and agencies agree on a severe situation of high hunger in the long term. The Government continues to support producers and vulnerable people through safety net programmes; in addition it has lifted the e xport ban on sorghum and maize.
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    Cambodia Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Prices of rice have generally been stable since the beginning of 2010, but are higher than the pre-high food crises period. Political tensions with Thailand continue. Moreover Cambodia's paddy crop was adversely affected by late rains and this could result in higher levels of food insecurity. GIEWS assessed that there is generally satisfactory food security throughout the country while other agencies agree that in the long term hunger will increase. The Government has implemented the Recta ngular Strategy-Phase II to scale up rice production and has expanded social protection programmes to support vulnerable people.

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