Malawi could face hunger for the first time in five years.
This follows continued dry-spells in various parts of the country.
AZachimalawi tour of Thyolo, Mulanje, Chiradzulu, Dedza, Kasungu and Nkhotakota reveals that wilting of crops is common place, and farmers expressed fear they may have no food this year.
"Government should start redistributing farm inputs now," said Jonathan Banda at Nkhotakota Boma.
President Bingu wa Mutharika has acknowledged the possibility of hunger, but says Malawi has enough stocks.
Zachimalawi is now in Chitpa and will file an assessment report tomorrow.