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Tajikistan - Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission, September 2011

Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) of the Republic of Tajikistan conducted a Crop and Food Assessment Mission (CFSAM) in Tajikistan from June to August 2011 a) to estimate the main (first) season cereal and pulse production, b) estimate potato production and, as far as possible, c) forecast the production of second season crops to be harvested later in the year. From these and secondary data collected from in-country sources, FAO Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) prepared a cereal supply and demand balance sheet for marketing year 2011/2 (July/June) and WFP undertook the analysis of the food security situation.