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Republic of Congo: An evaluation of WFP's portfolio (2009–2012)

This country portfolio evaluation managed by the WFP Office of Evaluation covers the period 2009-12 and assessed: a) alignment and strategic positioning; b) drivers of strategic decisions; and c)...

Report from P4P Monitoring and Evaluation technical meeting 2011

In April 2011, WFP convened a two day meeting in Washington, D.C., USA to discuss various aspects of the local and regional procurement of food. The participants represented a range of stakeholders...

P4P Annual Review Reports

WFP staff and partners gather for the global Purchase for Progress (P4P) Annual Reviews to collectively review progress and discuss key lessons learnt during P4P implementation.

P4P Training Manual for Improving Grain Postharvest Handling and Storage

The materials in this manual serve as a basic tool for different levels of PHHS trainers working in different contexts and with different end users, with the objective of improving the quality of...

P4P Primer

The P4P Primer describes the evolution of the P4P pilot during the first three years of implementation. It provides the internal and external background and context for P4P, reviews P4P in detail (...

P4P Monthly Updates - 2012

Every month the P4P team produces a handy PDF outlining all the key developments in this innovative five-year pilot programme to connect smallholder farmers to markets.

P4P Value Chains

These value chain diagrams illustrate the different P4P approaches in 21 pilot countries and reflect the widespread engagement of partners in the P4P programme. Grouping the activities under the four...

Report from the 3rd P4P Technical Review Panel

The Technical Review Panel (TRP) meetingin September 2011 brought together a group of 10 experts on agricultural economics, market development and monitoring and evaluation. The TRP provides P4P with...

Reports on P4P Implementation

The P4P coordination unit at WFP's headquarter in Rome regularly consolidates reports from the 20 pilot countries and identifies key lessons and challenges.

WFP 2008 – 2013 Purchase for Progress (P4P) Initiative: A Strategic Evaluation (mid-term)

 This report presents the key findings, conclusions and recommendations of the mid-term strategic evaluationof the WFP Purchase for Progress Initiative (P4P). P4P is a five-year pilot initiative...