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WFP Food Price Database

WFP's Food Price Database: since 2008, the VAM Unit of the World Food Programme (WFP) has been gathering market price information on the most commonly consumed staples to strengthen its food security analysis and support price information needs of programmes. In addition to secondary sources, the price database benefits from data collected by WFP country offices in most food insecure areas. Besides its use for internal operational needs (cash, voucher and local procurement interventions), it also aims to provide a source of information to aid professionals, scholars, students and anyone interested in food security, and specifically in staple food price dynamics. The data covers about 70 countries, more than 1000 markets and 200 commodities consolidated and accessible to the public.