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OECD-DAC/UNEG Peer Review of the Evaluation Function of the UN World Food Programme (2008-2013)

The independent Peer Review of WFP’s evaluation function was conducted between January 2013 - January 2014 to assess the independence, credibility and utility of WFP’s evaluation function...

Sri Lanka - Rapid Drought Impact Assessment: Food Security and Livelihoods Affected by Erratic Weather, April 2014

The Maha 2014 drought seriously damaged agricultural production and is threatening to significantly limit the upcoming yala harvest. Three consecutive years of natural disasters has undermined...

Price Analysis Methods

The documents posted below describe various analytical methods for food price analysis. These include the indicators of the WFP Market Monitor as well as the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS).

Sudan - Darfur: Market Assessment, April 2014

WFP has been using voucher assistance in Darfur since 2011 and has progressively expanded the use of cash and vouchers since then. In 2014, WFP planned to further expand its activities to several new...

Myanmar - Food Security Update, 2014

Monthly food security updates outline the key events occurring throughout Myanmar that are currently impacting the food security situation. By focusing on these events, it is possible to highlight...

Rakhine Operational Brief

Rakhine Operational Brief

Jordan - Economic Impact Study: Direct and Indirect Impact of the WFP Food Voucher Programme, April 2014

The response to the Syrian crisis in Jordan is becoming increasingly more sophisticated with the implementation at scale of WFP’s food voucher programme. This study offers insights into the...

The Assessor - Food Security Analysis Newsletter

The Food security analysis service’s (VAM) newsletter with latest on: assessments and surveys , market and food security monitoring, special projects and initiatives, food security...

Food Procurement Annual Report 2013

In 2013, WFP procured more than 1.4 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, similar to 2012 volumes. WFP food purchases are based on operational requirements and the needs and tastes of beneficiaries.

Technical Guidance Note - Calculation and Use of the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) Indicator, April 2014

The Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) detects abnormally high levels of local food prices for selected staple commodities and indicates the number of markets experiencing high food prices in a country....