Zimbabwe Food Security Country Brief, October 2009
6 Oct 2009, Zimbabwe
- Maize price has steadily decreased from the 2008 peak level, but remains very high compared to 2007 and early 2008.
- The country faces less political instability and violence, but the risk of reversal is high.
- Despite significant improvements in food security in the short term, agencies agree that the threat of hunger remains high and alarming.
- The government has implemented market liberalisation measures and has allowed private trade.