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Sri Lanka Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010







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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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    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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    Lesotho Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Cereal prices have remained stable during the first half of 2010; The bumper harvest of 2009/2010 agricultural season resulted in increasing food security levels among the population; While WFP assess lower hunger in the long term, the IFPRI Global Hunger Index projects a serious hunger problem; The Government Schemes, to improve agriculture through subsidies to farmers, have resulted in increased production.

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