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Bhutan - Food Security Assessment, June 2005

Food insecurity here is analyzed in terms of availability of food, access to food and utilization of food. Availability of food generally refers to production and physical availability of food in a...

Emergency Food Security Assessment Handbook - Communication Brief

Brief presenting the first edition of the Emergency Food Security Assessment Hanndbook (2005).

Emergency Food Security Analysis (EFSA) Handbook - first edition, 2005 - in English, French & Spanish

This is the first edition of the EFSA Handbook, released in 2005. It is meant as a companion handbook to the second edition (2009). The complete Handbook is downloadable in two parts, and is offered...

Gender - Thematic Guidelines: Integrating a Gender Perspective into Vulnerability Analysis, March 2005

Read up on these practical recommendations on how to better collect and report on gender in your next food security assessment.  This 2005 guide focuses on providing practical recommendations on...

Afghanistan - Market Profile for Emergency Food Security Assessments, November 2005

This paper attempts to identify some critical factors that hypothetically define and affect food markets in Afghanistan. The paper is entirely based on a desk review and the author’s past...

Joint external evaluation of effectiveness and impact of the enabling development policy of the World Food Programme (WFP)

This evaluation, like others before it, is part and parcel of a well-established tradition in WFP of critical reflection and assessment of its role in development, using food aid as a key tool.

Report on the Management of Evaluation

This paper is presented to the board in response to its October 2003 request to the Steering Group on Governance to amplify three related issues to strengthen WFP’s evaluation function.