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Agriculture and Food Security Sector Working Group - Zimbabwe, February 2017

Agriculture & Food SecurityUpdates

  • The Comprehensive Livelihoods, Food Security, and Nutrition Vulnerability Assessment (ZimVAC) indicate that 3.4 million people are currently food insecure (Oct-Dec). This number is expected to increase to 4.1 million people at the peak of the lean season, from January to March 2017.
  • All the agencies implementing Cash-Based programmes have harmonized the transfer value to USD7, based on the latest market assessments. Partners have been working to streamline the commodities and indictors measured in their market assessments.
  • Based on the advice of the Humanitarian Country Team, WFP and FAO hav emerged the Emergency Agriculture and Food Security Sector Working Groups.
  • Sub-national Multi-Stake holder meetings have been organized to further strengthen coordination between partners and government counterparts (Districts, Province and Central)
World Food Programme
Original Publication Date: 
29 Mar 2017
Map/Infographic Type: 
Food/Nutrition Crisis
Southern Africa: Food Insecurity - 2015-2017