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Myanmar - Food Market and Trader Assessment: Post-Nargis Affected Areas: Ayeyarwady and Yangon Divisions, July 2008

In July 2008, WFP Myanmar undertook a detailed study into the nature and characteristics of markets across the Ayeyarwady Delta, the effects of Cyclone Nargis on commodity prices, and their impact on...

Burundi - Vulnerability and Food Insecurity in Three Urban Areas of Burundi: An Assessment of the Impact of High Prices on Households in Bujumbura Mairie, Ngozi and Gitega Cities, July 2008

An urban assessment report conducted to understand the impact of high food prices on households and markets in three major urban centres of Burundi: Bujumbura Maire, Gitega and Ngozi, in July 2008.

Liberia - The Impact of High Prices on Food Security, 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...

Burkina Faso - Impact de la hausse des prix sur les conditions de vie des menages et les marches de Ouagadougou et de Bobo-Dioulasso, July 2008

In the wage of the global soaring food prices WFP, FAO, UNICEF, UNDP and Save the Children UK, conducted an assessment in the poorest areas of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou and Bobo Dioulasso, the...

Nepal - Market and Price Impact Assessment, July 2008

High food and commodity prices pose a serious challenge to Nepal’s economy. There is a serious risk of stagflation, an economic condition of low growth, high unemployment and rising prices.

Kenya - The Impact of Rising Food Prices on Disparate Livelihoods Groups, July 2008

The sustained rise in food and non-food prices is expected to accentuate food insecurity among the most vulnerable livelihood groups especially the urban, pastoral and marginal agricultural...

Benin - Impact de la hausse de prix sur la securite alimentaire: Rapport d'evaluation rapide, July 2008

In 2007-2008 Benin was hit by an unprecedented crisis of basic commodity prices . The global spike of basic commodities- prices, namely maize, cement and oil- was aggravated by economic shocks at sub...

Lesotho - Food Security and Vulnerability Monitoring Report, July 2008

The LVAC (Lesotho Vulnerability Assessment Committee) with the contribution of the Disaster Management Authority (DMA), the World Food Programme (WFP), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and...