Access to food in Tanzania is projected to improve by September following forecasts of above-normal masika and msimu rains, more labor opportunities, and better rangeland conditions, according to the February/March 2010 rapid vulnerability assessment by the Famine Early Warning System Network. Moderate food insecurity, however, will persist in some regions of the nation due to poor harvests, spread of crop diseases, projected inadequate rainfall and anticipated above-average food prices.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.