Pakistan Food Security Country Brief, September 2011-February 2012
22 Mar 2012, Pakistan
- Prices of wheat, wheat flour and rice have shown an increasing trend during the reference period.
- Food security remains a major challenge for the flood-affected population in southern districts; agencies agree that there is a high prevalence of hunger.
- The influx of refugees from Afghanistan has been increasing in recent months while the political situation in the country remains tense.
- The government supported production through incentives to farmers such as input subsidies and minimum procurement price.