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Pakistan - Market Assessment: Earthquake Affected Areas, December 2005

The specific objectives of the market assessment were to (i) to better understand local market structures in the earthquake affected areas; (ii) undertake a trader survey in the affected areas to...

Tajikistan - Market Profile for Emergency Food Security Assessments, December 2005

The primary purpose of this study is to develop a pre-crisis market profile (PCMP) for Tajikistan with an aim to strengthening food security assessments in the country. The study is part of an on-...

Nepal - Food Security Bulletins, 2005

The Food Security Bulletin is published on a quarterly basis by WFP. It contains an up-to-date account of the food security sitution in Nepal. Household food security is assessed based on a large...

Guatemala - Market Profile for Emergency Food Security Assessments, December 2005

The purpose of this study is to develop a market profile for Guatemala with an aim to strengthening food security assessment capacity in the country. The study is part of an on-going programme of...

Honduras - Market Profile for Emergency Food Security Assessments, December 2005

The purpose of this study is to develop a pre-crisis market profile for Honduras with an aim to strengthening food security assessment capacity in the country. The study is part of an ongoing...

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

WFP/EB.2/2005/4-D/Rev.1

Definition of Emergencies

WFP’s existing definition of emergencies dates from 1970 and was last reviewed in 1986. The purpose of this paper is to determine the continuing appropriateness of the definition in the light of WFP’...

Exiting Emergencies

Knowing how to end an emergency response can be as important as knowing when to begin one. WFP needs to be sure that its strong capacity for emergency intervention is accompanied by appropriate exits...

Financial Framework for Strategic Priority 5 Implementation

In approving the document “Building Country and Regional Capacities” (WFP/EB.3/2004/4-B), which sets out a policy framework for WFP’s Strategic Priority 5, the Executive Board...

Evaluation of WFP's Assistance to China (1979-2005)

This report, which synthesizes the findings of an independent evaluation of WFP’s assistance to China between 1979 and 2005, was commissioned by the Office of Evaluation and fielded in May 2005...