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)8
BangladeshRice (coarse)6
Burkina FasoMaize11
Millet141 Dedougou (R)
Sorghum12
BurundiBeans61 Kirundo (R)
Sweet potatoes41 Ngozi (R)
ColombiaSugar (brown, loaf)11 Bogota (W)
Wheat flour11 Bogota (W)
CongoRice (mixed, low quality)11 Total (R)
Democratic Republic of the CongoCassava (chikwangue)21 Butembo (R)
Cassava (cossette)3
Cassava flour61 Uvira (R)
Maize2
Maize meal31 Goma (R)
EthiopiaMaize (white)91 Adwa (R)
Sorghum51 Desse (W)
1 Gode (R)
Wheat51 Jijiga (R)
GhanaCassava12
Maize141 Tema (W)
Plantains (apentu)131 Bolga (W)
1 Tema (W)
Rice (local)11
Yam121 Tamale (W)
IndiaRice251 Bengaluru (R)
Sugar21
Wheat151 Jodhpur (R)
KenyaMaize (white)81 Mombasa (W)
MalawiMaize34
MaliMaize371 Tombouctou (R)
Millet521 Gao (R)
1 Diéma (R)
Rice (imported)341 Koutiala (R)
1 Bougouni (R)
Rice (local)51
Sorghum51
MozambiqueMaize (white)7
MyanmarRice (low quality)91 Kalay (R)
NepalRice101 Rolpa (R)
Wheat101 Banke (R)
1 Kaski (R)
NigerMillet591 Matameye (R)
Sorghum49
NigeriaSorghum21 Illela (CBM) (W)
SenegalMaize (local)21
Millet351 Birkelane (R)
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 flour41 Iganga (R)
Maize flour51 Mbarara (R)
United Republic of TanzaniaMaize20
Rice201 Lindi (W)
YemenSugar21 Al Hudaydah City (Hodieda) (R)
Wheat flour6
ZambiaMaize (white)56

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


Last Update: 21.Feb.2017