FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
- Good rainfall levels recorded in major farming departments.
- 2009 wheat production estimated at record level.
- Cereal exports increased by 41 percent in MY 2009/10.
Generally good rainfall levels favoring increased water availability for agriculture and pasture
The major farming areas of the country, which had a dry 2009 winter cropping season, received relatively high rainfall amounts in the last four months so that the seasonal balance is now strongly positive.