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The price of grain in central Mozambique fell as much as 50% in April, a hunger monitoring group said this week, as improved rainfall marked an effective end to a two-year drought in the region, and Mozambique’s political factions agreed a truce that [...]

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Agriculture Fall armyworm eating through corn. Photo: CABI
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Mozambique’s crops are under threat from the fall armyworm, a pest that has already caused substantial crop damage in Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa, according to warnings from international bodies. The [...]

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An emergency co-operation deal between Zimbabwe and Mozambique’s state railway companies has allowed the landlocked nation to import over 100,000 tonnes of maize through Mozambique since February this year, to help it cope with the effects of the 2015-16 drought. The United Nations [...]

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The drought affecting Mozambique has led to a drop in agricultural production making maize in Gaza, Tete and Sofala provinces twice as expensive as last year, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. As well as the drought, food supplies have also been influenced by political and [...]

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