31 May 2010
The end of the conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone has led to an increase in agricultural production and trade. Recent market monitoring activities in both countries have identified cross-border trade as a factor affecting aggregate and household food security. This study aims to further investigate the issue, thereby contributing to a better knowledge of the determinants of household food security. This report offers an overview of the main cross-border trade flows, an analysis of the market actor’s characteristics and a discussion of the link between cross-border trade and household food security.
30 November 2009
The Liberia Market Information System (LMIS) is a component of the Liberia Food Security Monitoring System (FSNMS). Its purpose is to monitor and analyze commodity prices in order to inform stakeholders: of food price changes over time, at different locations and in different seasons; and how prices of staples change relative to other local commodities that are key sources of income for vulnerable households.
31 October 2008
This bulletin provides members of the regional-level Food Security and Nutrition and decision-makers in West Africa with an overview of the food security situation, including the impliaction of international and sub-regional market trends. On West African ma
9 October 2008
This assessment provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential
impacts on the cost of the basic food basket.
31 July 2008
A rapid assessment of the impact of rising prices on household food security was carried out in July 2008 to support the design of appropriate and proportionate programs in Liberia. This joint UN survey (FAO, UNDP, UNICEF, WFP, and UNMIL) was implemented.
31 July 2007
The market review profile describes the basic structure of markets and analyses the relationship between household food security and the performance of markets, particularly during a shock.
31 May 2006
Analysis was set to identify missing or poor information on national markets , cross-border trade and variables underlying the pricing of products needed to food security of the Sahel.
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