El Niño / La Niña

El Niño / La Niña

WFP Weekly Markets Monitoring Bulletin Volume 15: 17 – 21 October 2016

Post date Wednesday, 26 October, 2016 - 08:46
Document Type Periodic Monitoring Report, Newsletter/Bulletin
Content Themes El Nino, Markets
Sources WFP
  • 60% of traders confirmed availability of maize grain at an average price of $0.37 /kg.
  • Maize grain was not available in the markets monitored Binga, Bulilima, Gwanda, Hwange, Mangwe and Matobo.
  • High maize prices were reported in Nyanga ($0.40/kg), Makoni ($0.41/kg) and Zvishavane ($0.44/kg).
  • Maize meal was reported to be available from 72% of the traders assessed at an average price of $0.62/kg.
  • Availability of small grains was reported by 39% of the traders at an average price of about $0.40/kg for sorghum.
  • Cash availability continues to be a challenge and mobile money agents were limiting the cash out amounts.
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