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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.

Zimbabwe - Results of Exploratory Food and Nutrition Security Analysis, October 2014

This report provides a summary of recent exploratory analysis of secondary data undertaken by the VAME Unit from March-June 2014 to start a structured process of answering the 5Ws (who, what, when,...

Annual Synthesis of Operations Evaluations (June 2013 - July 2014)

This report synthesizes findings of evaluations conducted between July 2013 and July 2014, covering 12 operations with a combined planned value of USD 3 billion (totaling over USD 1.7 billion funded...

Global Food Security Update

The Global Food Security Update provides an overview of the food security trends in 57 countries in six regions and offers an outlook for the 3-6 months following its release. It is based...

2012 Nutrition Policy: A Policy Evaluation. Terms of Reference

The terms of reference of the Policy Evaluation of the 2012 Nutrition Policy aim to inform stakeholders about the evaluation, clarify expectations and requirements and guide the evaluation team in...

Kenya - UNHCR/WFP Joint Assessment Mission: Dadaab and Kakuma Refugee Camps, October 2014

The 2014 WFP and UNHCR Joint Assessment Mission (JAM) was undertaken in both Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya; 23rd – 27th June 2014 for Dadaab and 30th June – 3rd July 2014 for...

Sierra Leone - Higher Coping in the Ebola-Affected Districts of Kailahun and Kenema, September 2014

People living in the districts of Kailahun and Kenema are using severe food coping strategies more frequently, compared to people in other areas of the country. These are the areas where most EVD...

Food Security Monitoring Systems (FSMS) - Technical Guidance Sheet

The Food Security Monitoring Technical Guidance Sheets (TGS) are part of a wider project to strengthen food security monitoring. The objective is to have light but comprehensive nationally - led...

Bangladesh - Food Security Monitoring System, 2014

This food security monitoring report presents the overall food security situation in Bangladesh; focusing on crop production, food prices trends and household food access. It also analyzes...

West and Central Africa - Markets Update: Special Issue on the Ebola Outbreak, September 2014

Highlights Border closures and movement restrictions reduce trade volumes in Ebola-affected sub-region. Monthly prices remained stable between August and September 2014 in Guinea with the exception...