The purpose of this assessment was to understand the functionality of East Mosul markets to provide information to planners and policy makers on the possible mechanism of supporting affected population (IDPs) through market-based food assistance (cash/vouchers). The specific objectives of the assessment included:
- To understand the scale and stocking capacity of the traders to meet an increased demand;
- To assess the diversity of commodities in East Mosul market;
- To understand the supply routes to these market areas;
- To understand the constraints that traders encounter and their limitation on scaling up to meet any additional demand.