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Zimbabwe

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Zimbabwe

Widespread above-average rains in February and early March resulted in flooding in several parts. Severe damage to transport infrastructure, housing and crops is reported. Worst affected are the north eastern Mashonaland Central province, in particular Muzarabani in the Centernary District,…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Burundi

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Burundi

After a succession of reduced crops, the output of the recently harvested 2001 A season crops is estimated to be satisfactory. A recent locallyorganized FAO/WFP/UNICEF Assessment Mission estimated food production at 85 000 tonnes of cereals, 68 000 tonnes…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Eritrea

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Eritrea

The food situation continues to be tight for nearly 1.8 million people affected by the war with Ethiopia and last year's drought. The 2000 cereal crop was sharply reduced due to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of farmers…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Rwanda

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Rwanda

Preliminary indications are that food output of the recently harvested 2001 A season crop is at around or slightly lower than the good level of last year. Despite a delay to the start of the rainy season, precipitation was…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Mozambique

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Mozambique

High water levels in the Zambezi and other rivers, due to torrential rains in neighbouring countries, as well as continuing heavy rains in central provinces since the last dekad of January, have resulted in floods in the central provinces…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Somalia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Somalia

The output of the recently harvested secondary "deyr" season cereal crop, normally accounting for some 25-30 percent of annual cereal production, is estimated at 96 000 tonnes, significantly above the post-war average of 78 000 tonnes. Furthermore, the main…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Zambia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Zambia

Heavy rains in February and March over most parts of the country, except in the extreme south, resulted in localized floods along the Zambezi and Luangwa rivers. Localized floods affected areas in Western, Luapula, Northern and Central Provinces. Other…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Uganda

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Uganda

Harvesting of the 2000/01 second season cereal crops is completed. The output is expected to be above average, reflecting well distributed rains during the season. Rains in February have allowed land preparation and planting of the 2001 main season…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Ethiopia

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Ethiopia

The planting of the 2001 secondary "belg" season crops has commenced in several locations. Scattered showers fell in February but substantial rains were received in March. The "belg" crop accounts for around 8 to 10 percent of annual cereal…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001

Kenya

FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops & Shortages 2/01 - Kenya

The 2001 main "long rains" cropping season has begun and the outlook is favourable due to forecasts of normal rainfall in major producing areas. However, the outlook in pastoral areas remains bleak with expectations of below normal rainfall. Harvesting of…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
FAO
Posted:
27 Mar 2001