Technical guidance: This document provides the rationale for the MFI and describes the key dimensions that a market assessment should tackle: 1) Assortment of essential goods, 2) Availability, 3) Price, 4) Resilience of supply chains, 5) Market competition, 6) Infrastructure, 7) Services, 8) Food quality, and 9) Access and protection. It also describes the procedure to calculate the index.
Practical guidance: This document provides simple steps for conducting a market assessment using the MFI package, including the questionnaires in several languages and other tools for data management and data exchange.
Sampling guidance: This document provides guidance on the sampling methods and related practical decisions in a trader survey.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): The FAQ document includes answers to the most frequently asked questions and is organized in eight thematic areas: a) MFI package, b) goals and use; c) trader survey; d) goods relevant for the assessment; e) sampling; f) data collection; g) end-to-end data pipeline, and h) responsibilities.