An estimated 300 000 households are receiving 50 kg of maize monthly under government’s Drought Mitigation Food Programme.   MAIZE supply on the market has decreased due to anticipated poor harvests caused by the low rainfall experienced in the country from the start of the season up to February, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET) has reported. In its February report FEWSNET said local suppliers would most likely hold on to grain due to expected weak harvests in cereal-deficit areas, increasing distances to source markets. In such areas people have started sourcing maize from relatively distant markets, pushing up prices. However, prices are expected to trend towards average from harvest time in April to September.…