17 September 2014
The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the resident populations. Real time satellite data streams and seasonal forecasts are analyzed to highlight potential developments that may be of humanitarian concern.
1 August 2014
This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket.
1 June 2013
The Global Food Security Update provides an overview of the food security trends in 57 countries in six regions and offers an outlook for the 3-6 months following its release. It is based on food security monitoring reports, updates from WFP’s regional and country-based Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) units and a review of secondary information.
31 October 2011
This note provides an update on the expected weather conditions for the Horn of Africa in the run-up and during the next growing season which will start from mid-September and last until mid-January. It is based on seasonal forecasts which predict three month rainfall totals and three month average temperature up to four months in advance. Hence, currently available forecasts already cover the upcoming growing season.
31 July 2011
The Market Analysis Sub-group of the Food Security and Nutrition Working Group (FSNWG) monitors cross-border trade of 88 food commodities and livestock in 26
cross-border markets in eastern Africa in order to quantify the contribution of formal and informal cross-border trade to food security in the region.
31 December 2009
Data was collected by a network of border monitors based at selected border points. Borders throughout the region have been surveyed and the most active and important borders have been selected for monitoring.
- 3 December 2013 WFP Delivers Life-Saving Aid To Cyclone-Hit Puntland, Somalia