Kyrgyzstan

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  • FamilyChef: Vegetarian Borsch

    FamilyChef: Vegetarian Borsch

    21/03/2016 — Kyrgyzstan

    For Gulnara Alimova, a chef from a school in Chui Province, cooking in the kitchen is more than just a job; she believes that she is making a difference in the lives of children in

  • A Peach Garden In Kyrgyzstan Brings Hopes Of Reuniting Families

    Ulpetkhon

    29/10/2015 — Kyrgyzstan

    Growing peach trees to secure her family’s future is the new ethos of 60-year-old Ulpetkhon Baltabaeva in the Kyrgyzstan’s Aravan District. Although the 300 peach seeds she planted this spring will not bear fruit before

  • WFP Supports Intensive Reforestation Campaign in Kyrgyzstan’s Jalal-Abad Province

    13/03/2015 — Kyrgyzstan

    Years of deforestation have left communities like Shaidan village in Kyrgyzstan’s southwestern Jalal-Abad province suffering from environmental degradation and limited agriculture. Thousands of hectares of thicket that had once protected communities from natural disasters such

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  • 12/09/2012 — Kyrgyzstan

    Rising Food Prices Take Heavy Toll In Kyrgyzstan

    Rising food prices are taking a heavy toll in the Kyrgyz Republic, a mountainous country in Central Asia that relies heavily on food imports. The price of staples like flour has risen from between 25 to 40 per cent in recent months, placing added strain on the food budgets of its poorest families. The situation in Kyrgyzstan is typical of that in many developing countries dependent on food from abroad.

  • 05/09/2012 — Kyrgyzstan SHOTLIST (PDF)

    Tackling high food prices and hunger (For the Media)

    The current situation in world food markets, characterized by sharp increases in maize, wheat and soybean prices, has raised fears of a repeat of the 2007-2008 world food crisis. But swift, coordinated international action can stop that from happening.

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Publications

  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    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. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    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...
  • Market Analysis Guidelines

    Market Analysis Guidelines
    Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the...
  • Collecting Prices for Food Security Programming: The how and why of price data collection at WFP, March 2017

    Collecting Prices for Food Security Programming: The how and why of price data collection at WFP, March 2017
    As a contribution towards standardizing price data collection, this paper aims to explore the core issues related to setting up a price monitoring system, also...

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