OCHA Reports

30 Oct 2013
Innovation: OCHA announces grant winners

OCHA has announced the winners of its 2013 Research and Innovation Grant Programme. The six winners will receive small cash grants to support their research into a range of issues related to humanitarian innovation.

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11 Oct 2013
Southern Africa Regional Food Security Update: Malawi – September 2013

Highlights

  • According to FEWSNET, maize supplies are currently still available in all districts across the country, but supplies are much lower than normal.

  • The inflation rate in the country has further decreased by 1.9 percent points compared to the month before and is currently standing at 23.3 percent.

  • In September 2013, the national average maize price was 114.47 MK per kg compared to 56.18 MK per kg same time last year,...

06 Sep 2013
Southern Africa Regional Food Security Update: Malawi - August 2013

Highlights

  • The final round of crop estimates published in August 2013 does not foresee a production surplus. If this assumption remains correct, the food security situation could become even more critical than expected by MVAC, and more people will be food insecure towards the lean season.

  • The inflation rate in the country is currently standing at 25.2 percent and the market prices for basic food commodities are continuing...

30 Jul 2013
Southern Africa Regional Food Security Update: Malawi

Highlights

  • Official third round crop estimates released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MoAFS) have projected a national maize surplus production of 194,000 MTs. However, reduced irrigated harvests look likely and could result in a lower surplus, if any. Household food security in localized areas in the southern, central, and northern region will likely begin to deteriorate from July to September as a result of low crop...

30 Jul 2013
Southern Africa Regional Food Security Update: Malawi - July 2013

Highlights

  • Official third round crop estimates released by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MoAFS) have projected a national maize surplus production of 194,000 MTs. However, reduced irrigated harvests look likely and could result in a lower surplus, if any. Household food security in localized areas in the southern, central, and northern region will likely begin to deteriorate from July to September as a result of low crop...