Publications
Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
21 October 2014

The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the resident populations. Real time satellite data streams and seasonal forecasts are analyzed to highlight potential developments that may be of  humanitarian concern.

Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
14 October 2014

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 on food security monitoring reports, updates from WFP’s regional and country-based Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) units and a review of secondary information.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
1 August 2014

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.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 July 2014

This monthly bulletin is published based on market data from different sources and aims to alert on latest developments.  Based on consumption patterns in Afghanistan, it includes data of wheat and wheat flour; Terms of Trade between daily casual labor wage and wheat (Kg) as well as ToT for one year live female sheep and wheat (Kg).  Coverage is currently given to eight main cities.

The bulletin is followed later in the month by a supplement containing additional data received during the month. This supplement includes wheat price from 34 provinces (Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock –MAIL-), wheat flour price from seven border markets (WFP and MAIL) and Consumer Price Index (Central Statistics Organization) for six main cities.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2013

This monthly bulletin is published based on market data from different sources and aims to alert on latest developments.  Based on consumption patterns in Afghanistan, it includes data of wheat and wheat flour; Terms of Trade between daily casual labor wage and wheat (Kg) as well as ToT for one year live female sheep and wheat (Kg).  Coverage is currently given to eight main cities.

The bulletin is followed later in the month by a supplement containing additional data received during the month. This supplement includes wheat price from 34 provinces (Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock –MAIL-), wheat flour price from seven border markets (WFP and MAIL) and Consumer Price Index (Central Statistics Organization) for six main cities.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2012

This monthly bulletin is published based on market data from different sources and aims to alert on latest developments.  Based on consumption patterns in Afghanistan, it includes data of wheat and wheat flour; Terms of Trade between daily casual labor wage and wheat (Kg) as well as ToT for one year live female sheep and wheat (Kg).  Coverage is currently given to nine main cities.

The bulletin is followed later in the month by a supplement containing additional data received during the month. This supplement includes wheat price from 34 provinces (Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock –MAIL-), wheat flour price from seven border markets (WFP and MAIL) and Consumer Price Index (Central Statistics Organization) for six main cities.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2011

This monthly bulletin is published based on market data from different sources and aims to alert on latest developments.  Based on consumption patterns in Afghanistan, it includes data of wheat and wheat flour; Terms of Trade between daily casual labor wage and wheat (Kg) as well as ToT for one year live female sheep and wheat (Kg).  Coverage is currently given to nine main cities.

The bulletin is followed later in the month by a supplement containing additional data received during the month. This supplement includes wheat price from 34 provinces (Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock –MAIL-), wheat flour price from seven border markets (WFP and MAIL) and Consumer Price Index (Central Statistics Organization) for six main cities.

Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2008

The Food Security Bulletin is published routinely by WFP or with WFP's participation. It contains a summary of information on food security trends. Information is synthesise and analysed from primary and secondary data sources.

Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 July 2008

In many countries of the region winter wheat is cultivated in irrigated conditions. Thus, remote sensing data are expected to provide more reliable information about crop status than analysis of meteorological parameters. Analysis of NDVI confirms that vegetation status at the end of the season 2007/2008 within the winter wheat zones was worse than normal in many countries (red color is a dominant at the map
below). The situation was close to normal in Caucasus countries and slightly better than normal in southern and central Afghanistan (where winter crop is scarce).

Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 August 2007

The Food Security Bulletin is published routinely by WFP or with WFP's participation. It contains a summary of information on food security trends. Information is synthesise and analysed from primary and secondary data sources.