The country remained food secure during the quarter under review due to good second season harvests despite the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting the supply of food to major urban markets around the country. This increased food prices in most of Kampala markets due to the total lockdown hence affecting household incomes.
Concerning wholesale market prices in the major Kampala markets, the price for beans increased throughout the quarter while that of maize reduced. Cross-border trade data indicated that South Sudan remained the leading importer of Uganda’s cereal commodities.
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