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Democratic Republic of Congo - Impact of High Prices in 8 Urban areas, August 2008

This report focuses on the assessements conducted by WFP in Democratic Republic of Congo on high food prices and their impact on urban dwellers in the following cities around the country: Kinshasa,...

Republique Democratique du Congo - Analyse globale de la securite alimentaire et de la vulnerabilite, July 2008

The political instability and the civil conflict of the last ten years, occasional natural disasters (volcano eruptions, earthquakes and floods) and widespread poverty have led to high levels of food...

End-of-Term Evaluation of WFP's Gender Policy (2003-2007) Enhanced Commitments to Women to Ensure Food Security

Overall, WFP’s Gender Policy 2003-2007 surpassed those of many comparable organizations. Going forward, the evaluation team submitted five sets of recommendations:  1. take immediate...

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...

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.

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.

Ecuador - Evaluacion de la seguridad alimentaria en las areas afectadas por las inundaciones, esae, en las provincias de los Rios, Guayas, Manabi, el Oro y Bolivar, July 2008

Food Security Assessment in the areas affected by floods in Ecuador (from January to April 2008), found that especially the price of basic foods (rice, corn, cassava, potato, noodles and oil) had...

occupied Palestinan territory - Safety Nets Study, July 2008

The aims of the study were to evaluate the appropriateness of existing safety nets for mitigating the impact of rising prices on the food insecure population, and to identify appropriate programming...

Nepal - Rapid Emergency Food Security Assessment: Far and Mid West Hills and Mountains, July 2008

In June 2008, reports were received of severe food insecurity in the Hill and Mountain districts in the Mid- and Far-Western Development regions, due to crop failures caused by recurrent natural...

Pakistan - High Food Prices: Impact Assessment and the Way Forward, July 2008

At the request of Ministry of Food, Agriculture, and Livestock (MINFAL), Government of Pakistan (GOP), the UN system in Pakistan fielded an inter-agency mission during 9 June and 13 July 2008, to...