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    Sri Lanka Food Security Country Brief 2011
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    Significant rise in wheat and rice prices are observed due to international price hikes and damage to crops caused by recent floods. Nominal rice price may soon approach the level observed in 2008. Food security is deteriorating due to extensive damage to crops and livelihoods. Different agencies are assisting the affected population with food and non food items distributions. The two waves of floods in recent months have affected over 2 million people in several districts of the country and displaced some 700,000 people. The Government is helping the population with food and cash assistance programmes.
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    Afghanistan Food Security Country Brief, January-April 2011 2011
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    In recent months, wheat prices have shown a downward trend in some major markets such as Kabul and Heart, although remain at very high levels. Prices sharply increased in Kandahar. Nominal rice price may soon approach the level observed in 2008. Food security conditions are likely to improve thanks to good 2011 main harvest prospects; however conflict affected areas are expected to suffer from food insecurity. Conflicts particularly in south, south-eastern and south-western areas are persi stent and continue to displace households and disrupt their livelihoods. The government is supported by international agencies to provide households with agricultural inputs.
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    Mali Food Security Country Brief 2011
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    A generally good food supply situation is likely to have been be the driving force of price stability and decreases in recent months. However nominal prices of millet and rice have reached the levels observed in 2008. Food security has improved; however different agencies are concerned over undernurishment levels and serious hunger conditions. The country was directly affected by the Ivorian crisis which has forced thousand of refugees to the country. The government is rebuilding the nat ional food security reserve and intervention stocks to strengthen its capacity to meet potential future needs for food aid.

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