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|Unfavourable prospects for current crops||Food supply shortfall in current marketing year requiring exceptional assistance||Unfavourable crop prospects and food supply shortfall|
Central and South America: In South America, cereal output was poor in Uruguay and Paraguay due to prolonged drought. In Bolivia, the winter wheat crop is likely to be low due to heavy rains and floods. In Venezuela, agriculture is recovering following devastating floods and mudslides last year. In Mexico, several northern states have been declared disaster areas due to drought. In the Caribbean, minor foodcrops, vegetables and roots and tubers were severely affected by drought in Jamaica. Emergency agricultural rehabilitation programmes are being prepared.