Presence Country
August 2014
Key Messages
  • Most households including the very poor are experiencing Minimal acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 1) as cereals and other food items are readily available from their own production and are being supplemented by market purchases.  

  • National average maize grain prices for July are five percent lower than the two year average, though they remain higher than the five-year average. Increasing market supplies and current trends are expected to result in price stability and favorable purchasing power particularly between November and December.

  • Income from typical off-farm activities including brick molding, construction work, and selling thatch grass are stable and increasing, further improving household access to food and livelihood needs.   

Food Security Profiles

This Food Security Brief is a starting point for anyone seeking a deep understanding of the range of factors influencing food security in Zimbabwe. It draws on decades of FEWS NET data and information on livelihoods, household vulnerability, nutrition, trade, and agro-climatology, as well as an array of other sources. It provides an overview of the food security context, the main determinants of chronic and acute food insecurity, and areas at most risk of food insecurity.

Weather, Climate, and Agriculture

Seasonal Monitor

Remote Sensing Imagery

Sep 2014

Dekad 1 (1st - 10th)
Sep 2014

Dekad 1 (1st - 10th)
Seasonal Calendar
December 2013

Markets & Trade

Price Bulletin
Cross Border Trade Reports

Production & Trade Flow Maps

August 2009
February 2009

Other Reports


Livelihood Zone Map