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    Mozambique Food Security Country Briefs, June-August 2010 2010
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    Food prices in southern and main urban areas remain high while households' purchasing power is reduced; Tensions and food riots were reported due to high food prices; About 300,000 people are estimated to be food insecure and require food assistance. Agencies report an alarming problem of hunger in the long term; The Government introduced measures to support low income household consumption and agricultural production.
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    Food Security Country Brief 2010
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    Food prices in Malawi have been generally stable in recent months after having decreased further from August prices. Rice prices have decreased much during the reporting period (September/December 2010). The country is not affected by civil insecurity however the mid season dry spell caused severe localized crop losses especially in southern regions, affecting food security in these areas. Although the number of food insecure people has dramatically declined, the country is still faced w ith a serious hunger problem. The Government has temporarily lifted the maize export ban and continues to support agriculture through the ongoing input subsidy programme.
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    Food prices are declining thanks to new 2010 harvests, but increase in palm oil prices will likely result in difficulties for poor households to meet their requirements. No major security concerns or natural hazards have affected food security in the country during the reporting period. International agencies agree on high levels of hunger mainly due to lack of access to food by poor households. The Government is implementing measures in support of producers to boost production.

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