Publications
Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 May 2014

WFP VAM publishes ‘Special Focus’ documents when an emerging food security issue deserves in-depth attention. Each ‘Special Focus’ bulletin provides essential elements of analysis for decision makers. Sources of information include WFP’s VAM  newtwork of VAM experts, and  our partners.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2013

Egyptian Food Observatory is a quarterly bulletin that tracks trends in production, consumption and prices of key food commodities, and their impact on the food security situation of the most vulnerable households in urban and rural areas. It monitors and identifies emerging local and global trends that can affect food security in Egypt.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
26 July 2013
  • Since January 2011, macro-economic instability is being fuelled by a volatile socio-political situation in Egypt.
  • Rising unemployment and poverty are worsening food insecurity at a time when the subsidy system is under pressure.
Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2012

Egyptian Food Observatory is a quarterly bulletin that tracks trends in production, consumption and prices of key food commodities, and their impact on the food security situation of the most vulnerable households in urban and rural areas. It monitors and identifies emerging local and global trends that can affect food security in Egypt.

Market Analysis, Food Security Analysis
30 September 2012

The overall aim of this market assessment and trader survey in particular was to assess the market functioning and response capacity in order to evaluate the feasibility of a cash and vouchers intervention in Egypt. Secondarily, the aim was to develop and test tools of the WFP Cash for Change Service and the process of aligning various capacity assessments for the market, retail, IT and finance sector.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
31 December 2011

Egyptian Food Observatory monthly bulletin that monitors and follows up the current situation and local crises through tracking the consumption pattern of the vulnerable households, market prices of the agricultural crops as well as commodities in the selected food basket, also to identify the status of food security.

Market Analysis, Food Security Analysis
31 October 2008

The purpose of this study was to provide a basic understanding of the food supply and marketing system in Egypt for WFP and to draw a more realistic picture of the extraordinary complexity of the Egyptian food marketing system.