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Labour Market Analysis Guidance, July 2013

The purpose of this guide is to outline (i) how labour market analysis can be integrated into the analysis of food security and (ii) how wages can be attuned to ensuring food security of the...

Market Analysis Framework - Tools and Applications for Food Security Analysis and Decision-Making, December 2011

The Market Analysis Framework (MAF) provides an overview of various market analysis tools, including what purpose(s) they serve, how they are related, and where to find the technical details on each...

Market Analysis Tool: How to Conduct a Food Commodity Value Chain Analysis?

The specific purpose of this TGS is to provide guidance on how to conduct a practical value chain analysis of food commodities whose production, processing, commercialisation and consumption is...

How to Estimate Household Net Seller Buyer Status and the Welfare Impact of Shocks?

The purpose of this technical guidance sheet is to provide sufficient information to WFP Country Office and partner staff to identify and profile households as net-sellers and/or netbuyers of food...

Market Analysis Tool: How to Conduct a Trader Survey?

The purpose of this technical guidance sheet is to provide guidance to WFP Country Office and partner staff in conducting a simple trader survey with limited or no external technical support. For...

Technical Guidance Sheet: The Basics of Market Analysis for Food Security

The purpose of this guidance sheet is to highlight the significance of market analysis for the planning, implementation and evaluation of food security interventions and their impact, to impart basic...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.1 - Integrating Migration and Displacement into Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance on conducting migration-sensitive EFSAs, including essential questions, methods, and some of the response options that such assessments might lead to and highlighting which data to collect...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.2 - Integrating Non-Food Responses to Food Insecurity into Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance on how to identify non-food responses to food insecurity during EFSAs, including an assessment framework and identifying which data to collect and analyse when considering possible non-food...

Technical Guidance Sheet No.14 - Strengthening Rapid Food and Nutrition Security Assessment

Guidance clarifying the objectives of rapid integrated food and nutrition security assessments, and providing options and advice for carrying them out.

Technical Guidance Sheet No.11 - Using the T-Square Sampling Method to Estimate Population Size, Demographics and other Characteristics in Emergency Food Security Assessments

Guidance describing the T-square (T2) sampling method and instructions on when and how to use the method in an EFSA. The T2 method can estimate the population size of people with certain...