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Tajikistan - Food Security Monitoring System, 2014

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.

El-Niño and Seasonal Forecasts - Seasonal Outlook for 2014

This note describes the current expectation for an El Niño event and outlines current seasonal forecast information for areas of major WFP interest: An El Niño event is expected to develop from July...

P4P Farmers' Organizations and Capacity Development - Final Consolidated Report

The Final Consolidated Farmers’ Organizations (FOs) and Capacity Development Report provides a snapshot of P4P’s engagement with FOs from 2009 to 2013. P4P engaged with over 830 FOs over...

P4P Partnerships - Final Consolidated Report

The Final Consolidated Partnerships Report provides an overview of P4P’s partnerships from September 2008-December 2013. P4P has engaged in over 500 partnerships over the pilot period, bringing...

P4P’s Women’s Empowerment Pathways: Roadblocks and Successes

Throughout the five year pilot, Purchase for Progress (P4P) has grown from a gender-conscious project to a gender-transformative one, specifically targeting and testing models that benefit women...

Uganda - Karamoja: Situation Update, 2014

Uganda - Karamoja Situation Update, 2014

Market Analysis Guidelines

Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the elements that should be...

Myanmar - Food Security Update, 2014

Monthly food security updates outline the key events occurring throughout Myanmar that are currently impacting the food security situation. By focusing on these events, it is possible to highlight...

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).

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....