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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...

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...

South Sudan - Market Assessment, February 2015

This paper reports the findings of a countrywide rapid market assessment. Some of the key findings of the study include: Uncertainty and an over-reliance on oil exports have led to a depreciating...

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...

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 ...

WFP/UNHCR Joint Assessment Mission Report 2013

The UNHCR/WFP Joint  Assessment  Mission  (JAM)  visited the five  camps  (Awserd, Boujdour, Dakhla,  El  Aaiun  and  Smara)  where  ...

Niger - Démarrage du projet pilote mVAM dans le camp de réfugiés d'Abala: Numéro 1, Janvier 2015

Selon les résultats de l’enquête de suivi post-distribution (PDM) réalisée par le PAM en juin 2014, près de 82% des ménages installés sur les camps de réfugiés Maliens possèdent au moins un...

The Market Monitor

This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket.

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - mVAM Regional Bulletin #3: Households are using fewer negative coping strategies in Freetown and Monrovia, January 2015

Households in Freetown and Monrovia used fewer negative coping strategies in January than in December. The same was true in Eastern Province, Sierra Leone. However, negative coping levels remained...

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...