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.

CountryCommodityMonitored MarketsMarkets in StressMarkets in AlertMarkets in Crisis
AfghanistanRice (low quality)81 Hirat (R)
BangladeshRice (coarse)6
Burkina FasoMaize111 Dedougou (R)
Millet141 Bousse (R)
1 Dedougou (R)
Sorghum121 Dedougou (R)
BurundiBeans6
Sweet potatoes4
CameroonSorghum (red)31 Mada (W)
ColombiaSugar (brown, loaf)11 Bogota (W)
CongoRice (mixed, low quality)11 Total (R)
Democratic Republic of the CongoCassava (chikwangue)21 Butembo (R)
Cassava (cossette)31 Butembo (R)
1 Goma (R)
1 Bukavu (R)
Cassava flour61 Butembo (R)
1 Uvira (R)
Maize21 Uvira (R)
1 Lubumbashi (R)
Maize meal31 Goma (R)
EthiopiaMaize (white)81 Adwa (R)
Sorghum51 Desse (W)
1 Gode (R)
Wheat51 Jijiga (R)
GhanaCassava121 Ejura (W)
Maize141 Mankessim (W)
Plantains (apentu)131 Bolga (W)
1 Tema (W)
Yam12
GuineaRice (local)31 Grand marché (R)
IndiaRice251 Bengaluru (R)
Sugar21
Wheat151 Bengaluru (R)
KenyaMaize (white)8
MalawiMaize33
MaliMaize37
Millet52
Rice (imported)341 Bougouni (R)
Rice (local)511 Kita (R)
Sorghum51
MozambiqueMaize (white)71 Tete (R)
MyanmarRice (low quality)81 Kalay (R)
NepalRice101 Rupandehi (R)
Wheat101 Banke (R)
NigerMillet59
Sorghum48
NigeriaMaize2
Millet2
Sorghum2
SenegalMaize (local)211 Mpal (R)
Millet35
State of PalestineRice (small grain, imported)21 West Bank (R)
1 Gaza Strip (R)
Sugar21 Gaza Strip (R)
1 West Bank (R)
SudanMillet10
Sorghum101 El Obeid (R)
1 Kadugli (R)
Sorghum (food aid)4
UgandaCassava flour4
Maize flour51 Lira (R)
1 Mbarara (R)
United Republic of TanzaniaMaize20
Rice201 Lindi (W)
YemenOil (vegetable)11 Sa'ada City (R)
Sugar21 Aden City (R)
1 Al Hudaydah City (Hodieda) (R)
Wheat flour61 Sa'ada City (R)
ZambiaMaize (white)561 Mbala (R)
ZimbabweMaize41 Checheche (R)

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


Last Update: 27.Apr.2017