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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.

Price Analysis Methods

The documents posted below describe various analytical methods for food price analysis. These include the indicators of the WFP Market Monitor as well as the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS).

The Assessor - Food Security Analysis Newsletter

The Food security analysis service’s (VAM) newsletter with latest on: assessments and surveys , market and food security monitoring, special projects and initiatives, food security...

Rakhine Operational Brief

Rakhine Operational Brief

Jordan - Economic Impact Study: Direct and Indirect Impact of the WFP Food Voucher Programme, April 2014

The response to the Syrian crisis in Jordan is becoming increasingly more sophisticated with the implementation at scale of WFP’s food voucher programme. This study offers insights into the...

Food Procurement Annual Report 2013

In 2013, WFP procured more than 1.4 million metric tons (mt) of cereals, similar to 2012 volumes. WFP food purchases are based on operational requirements and the needs and tastes of beneficiaries.

Technical Guidance Note - Calculation and Use of the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) Indicator, April 2014

The Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) detects abnormally high levels of local food prices for selected staple commodities and indicates the number of markets experiencing high food prices in a country....

Central African Republic - FAO/WFP Markets and Food Security Assessment Mission, April 2014

Central African Republic (CAR) is experiencing an unprecedented crisis in terms of both magnitude and intensity following the destabilization of the former regime in December 2012 and subsequent...

Ethiopia - Comprehensive Food Security and Vulnerability Analysis, 2014

This CFSVA makes use of the nationwide, multi-topic Welfare Monitoring Survey (WMS) and Household Consumption and Expenditure Survey (HCE) with the aim of providing a rigorous analysis of the levels...

Tchad - Etude des marchés des céréales en relation avec la sécurité alimentaire, les programmes de transferts monétaires et les achats locaux, Mars 2014

L’étude des marchés liée avec les la sécurité alimentaire, les achats locaux et les programmes de transfert monétaire/coupons a pour objectif de permettre au PAM-Tchad d’affiner sa...