Baseline Assessments, Coping Strategies, Crop and Food Assessments, Crop Production, Emergency Assessments, Food Consumption, Initial Assessment, Livelihoods, Livestock Prices, Market Analysis, Monitoring, National Capacity, Population Numbers and Sampling, Qualitative Analysis, Refugees and IDPs, Terms of Trade, Urban Food Insecurity, Food Security Analysis
25 May 2015

The Food Security Analysis factsheet provides key information on the various aspects of Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping work at WFP, the different assessment tools, specific initiatives and key facts for 2015.

Emergency Assessments, Food Security Analysis
30 June 2013
  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, estimates that Malawi will produce 3,639,866 MT of maize during the 2012/2013 growing season A surplus of 194,340 MT will be available during the 2013 to 2014 consumption year.
  • The MVAC annual assessment and analysis results indicate the 21 districts namely: Karonga, Mzimba and Rumphi in the Northern Region; Dedza, Dowa, Kasungu, Mchinji, Ntchisi, Nkhotakota and Salima in the Central Region and Balaka, Blantyre, Chikhwawa, Chiradzulu, Phalombe, Machinga, Mangochi, Mwanza, Neno,Nsanje and Zomba in the Southern Region will face food deficits ranging from 2 to 5 months.
  • MVAC projects that 1,461, 940 people in the 21 districts will be food insecure across the country requiring about 57,346 MT of maize equivalent.
  • Maize prices have been generally high for first quarter of the consumption year; ranging from MK60 to MK150 per kilogramme.
  • The food security situation will be monitored on a monthly basis, but a major update is scheduled for October, 2013.