In May 2016, WFP started remote phone-based data collection and food security monitoring in Zambia through the mVAM (mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping) approach. Survey respondents are contacted through operators and asked to respond to a short series of questions on prices of main food commodities and an open-ended question on market functioning.
|7||Maize prices increase in some districts during peak lean period||12||2016|
|6||Groundnut prices increase in all monitored districts||11||2016|
|5||Bean prices remain stable as the lean season starts||10||2016|
|4||Bean and groundnut prices increase as the lean season arrives||09||2016|
|3||Increased control of exports brings maize prices down||08||2016|
|2||High regional demand pushes up maize prices||07||2016|
|1||Maize price remains high despite the harvest||06||2016|