Publications
Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
30 April 2014

The purpose of this monthly update is to provide near to real time insights into the rapidly changing food security environment, particularly food price and its impact at the household level.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
30 November 2013

The purpose of this monthly update is to provide near to real time insights into the rapidly changing food security environment, particularly food price and its impact at the household level.

Market Analysis, Food Security Analysis
30 April 2013

This market assessment is to a large extent based on secondary data analysis. This includes the analysis of food price and consumer price index data from the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic, commodity prices from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the APK-Inform Agency and food prices of the WFP Food Price Data Store, analysis of food balance sheets and of various reports and publications on food markets and the Kyrgyz economy. In order to enhance the understanding of the markets, WFP Country Office staff in January 2013 interviewed 22 importers, wholesalers, processors, and retailers of wheat flour, noodles and vegetable oil using a semi structured interview outline. These traders in Osh and Bishkek were purposely sampled.

Market Analysis, Monitoring, Food Security Analysis
30 November 2012

The purpose of this monthly update is to provide near to real time insights into the rapidly changing food security environment, particularly food price and its impact at the household level.

Market Analysis, Food Security Analysis
29 July 2011

This paper reviews wheat market dynamics in the Central Asia region. As a region whose countries experience perennial food deficits, trade plays a central role in ensuring adequate food availability. The paper is the result of fieldwork undertaken in spring 2011 to establish a better understanding of the dynamics, structure, trends, and constraints confronting the wheat marketing sector in the region, and to better understand the role that wheat trade plays in ensuring food security for the region. For the purposes of this study, the Central Asia region includes Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Market Analysis, Food Security Analysis
31 August 2008

This report is from a field Mission to four Central Asian Republics was undertaken from June 22nd to August 3rd 2008 on behalf of WFP Cairo Regional Office, with the purpose of conducting a Regional Market Survey.