31 May 2010
To assess the impact of the financial and economic crisis on the most vulnerable population groups, the Government of Armenia, with financial and technical support from the UN Country Team, conducted a representative household vulnerability survey across all 11 marzes (provinces) in Armenia, including Yerevan in August 2009. The national counterparts were the National Statistical Service (NSS) and the National Institute of Labour and Social Research of the Ministry of Labour and Social Issues (MLSI). The Institute has the mandate to provide evidence-based policy recommendations to the Ministry and other Government agencies in the area of service provision and social protection. The survey results reflect the impact of the crisis on household incomes, employment, migration processes, food security, access to healthcare services and coping strategies in rural and urban areas. The Report with its conclusions and recommendations is intended to inform the UN, Government and other interested parties’ decision-making and response.
19 May 2010
This case study is conducted to provide an update on the effects of the global economic crisis in Armenia, as a follow-up of the rapid assessment undertaken in April 2009. It aims at understanding how households are currently coping with the effects of the global financial crisis at a time when global economic growth is firming up.
31 May 2009
WFP in close collaboration with Government and UN partners decided to conduct a rapid assessment including a review of secondary data at macro-level and a rapid appraisal using qualitative tools among livelihood groups considered to be the most vulnerable.
30 November 2008
Analysis of Armenian national food markets, recent supply, price developments and Government social policies in the context of soaring food prices and the Georgian - Russian conflict.