Crop estimates indicate that the country will have a cereal harvest surplus of 253,174 MT from a total cereal harvest of 1,680,293MT. The proportion of household with acceptable food consumption score (FCS) increased to 68%. Calculations were done on the basis of comparison between possible income and minimum costs of energy requirements and a number of assumptions regarding purchasing power and price stability. The number of people estimated to be food insecure for the 2014/15 consumption year is estimated to be 565,000 representing 6% of rural population and a steep decrease from last year’s figures. Source: Regional FSNWG Update, July 2014.