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Democratic Republic of Congo - mVAM Bulletin 7: Post Harvest Improvement in Household Food Security Halts, February 2015

In February, nearly one third of the interviewed households was found to be severely food insecure. The food security situation has worsened compared to January, when the positive effects of the...

Sierra Leone - mVAM Bulletin #13: Food security improves in the districts of Bo and Kenema, February 2015

In February, households in Sierra Leone used fewer negative coping strategies than in January. Food security continues to improve thanks to the recent harvest and measures to control Ebola. Coping...

Tajikistan - Food Security Monitoring System, 2015

The Food Security Monitoring System (FSMS) provides a seasonal trend of food insecurity in rural Tajikistan by analyzing data from 1,300 rural households across 13 livelihood zones.

The P4P Story - Connecting Farmers to Markets

This publication provides an overview of the achievements made, challenges faced and lessons learned throughout the five year Purchase for Progress (P4P) pilot. It highlights the experience of...

Ghana - Farm-Gate Price Monitoring in Selected Impact Countries, February 2015

Maize was the primary crop marketed by farmers in the monitored sample, counting 85Mt and 74% of total supplies. Moreover, it was the main product selected farmers channeled through P4P-supported...

Purchase for Progress (P4P) - Reflections on the pilot

This report presents WFP’s perspective on the five-year pilot, from the unique vantage point of the principal implementing agency. It provides a comprehensive view of key components of the...

Meta Data for the Food Consumption Score (FCS) Indicator

The “Food consumption score” (FCS) is a score calculated using the frequency of consumption of different food groups consumed by a household during the 7 days before the ...

Food Security Indicators

The content on this page includes technical guidance on food security measures and indicators.  The links below provide greater detail on both WFP’s Food Consumption Score indicator, as...

Sierra Leone - mVAM Bulletin #10: Households are using fewer negative coping strategies in Freetown and in Eastern Province, January 2015

Households in Freetown and Eastern Province used fewer coping strategies in January than in December, but negative coping levels remained high in Northern Province. Households headed by women are...

Guinea - mVAM Bulletin #11: Borders reopened but negative coping levels remained high, January 2015

Negative coping levels remained high in Guinea, especially in Forest Guinea and Middle Guinea. Households headed by women are most vulnerable to food insecurity. In January, local rice prices...