Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) - At-a-glance

The dashboard presents markets that meet the selection criteria for ALPS and which have been in stress, alert or in crisis at least once during in the last 6 months.
The selection criteria are: i) the food commodity contributes at least 5% of energy to the average daily intake; ii) the price series comprises at least 3 years of data;
iii) the minimum percentage of price observations available for entire time series is 70%; iv) at least one price observation during the last 6 months.

Country Commodity Monitored Markets Markets in Stress Markets in Alert Markets in Crisis
Afghanistan Rice (low quality) 8 1 Hirat (R)
Bangladesh Rice (coarse) 6
Burkina Faso Maize 11 1 Dedougou (R)
Millet 14 1 Bousse (R)
1 Dedougou (R)
Sorghum 12 1 Dedougou (R)
Burundi Beans 6
Sweet potatoes 4
Cameroon Sorghum (red) 3 1 Mada (W)
Colombia Sugar (brown, loaf) 1 1 Bogota (W)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Cassava (chikwangue) 2 1 Butembo (R)
Cassava (cossette) 3 1 Butembo (R)
1 Goma (R)
1 Bukavu (R)
Cassava flour 6 1 Butembo (R)
1 Uvira (R)
Maize 2 1 Uvira (R)
1 Lubumbashi (R)
Maize meal 3 1 Goma (R)
Ethiopia Maize (white) 8 1 Adwa (R)
Sorghum 5 1 Desse (W)
1 Gode (R)
Ghana Cassava 12 1 Ejura (W)
Maize 14 1 Mankessim (W)
Plantains (apentu) 13 1 Bolga (W)
1 Tema (W)
Yam 12
Guinea Rice (local) 3 1 Grand marché (R)
India Rice 25 1 Bengaluru (R)
Sugar 21
Wheat 15 1 Bengaluru (R)
Kenya Maize (white) 8
Malawi Maize 31
Mali Maize 37
Millet 52
Rice (imported) 34 1 Bougouni (R)
Rice (local) 51 1 Kita (R)
Sorghum 51
Mozambique Maize (white) 7 1 Tete (R)
Myanmar Rice (low quality) 8 1 Kalay (R)
Nepal Rice 10 1 Rupandehi (R)
Wheat 10 1 Banke (R)
Niger Millet 59
Sorghum 48
Nigeria Maize 2
Millet 2
Sorghum 2
Senegal Maize (local) 21 1 Mpal (R)
Millet 35
State of Palestine Rice (small grain, imported) 2 1 West Bank (R)
1 Gaza Strip (R)
Sugar 2 1 Gaza Strip (R)
1 West Bank (R)
Sudan Millet 10
Sorghum 10 1 El Obeid (R)
1 Kadugli (R)
Sorghum (food aid) 4
Uganda Cassava flour 4
Maize flour 5 1 Lira (R)
1 Mbarara (R)
United Republic of Tanzania Maize 20 1 Mtwara (W)
Rice 20
Yemen Oil (vegetable) 1 1 Sa'ada City (R)
Sugar 2 1 Aden City (R)
1 Al Hudaydah City (Hodieda) (R)
Wheat flour 6 1 Sa'ada City (R)
Zambia Maize (white) 56 1 Mbala (R)
Zimbabwe Maize 4 1 Checheche (R)

C = Cash Crop
F = Farm Gate
P = Producer
R = Retail
W = Wholesale


Last Update: 08.May.2017