Leveraging market monitoring and analysis systems to identify the impact of COVID-19 on acutely food insecure populations

6 Jul 2020
15:00 - 16:30, GMT+1 – BST

Moderator: Matthew DAY, REACH Food Security & Livelihoods Assessment Specialist



·       Corrie Sissons, Technical Advisor on Cash & Markets, Catholic Relief Services

·       Barbara Frattuolo, Quality Assurance Team Leader, IPC Global Support Unit

·       Barat Sakhizada, Cluster Co-lead, Afghanistan Food Security & Agriculture

·       Kaitlyn Scott, Programme Manager, Somalia Cash Consortium

Purpose: To share approaches and experiences from newly geared market monitoring and analysis systems that have the potential to help identify the impacts of COVID-19 on food security and livelihoods 


Outcome: Participants emerge from the discussion with a more nuanced and engaged understanding of the importance of market monitoring and analysis as a proxy to identify, and potentially mitigate, the risks and vulnerabilities brought by COVID-19 for acutely food insecure populations


Background: For background information and rationale for the discussion led by the webinar, please feel free to consult the following supporting elements: 

·       REACH media bulletin on “The Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security & Livelihoods”

·       REACH information thread on COVID-19 assessments published since March, including key findings from market monitoring assessments across the globe 

·       Interview with Matthew DAY, REACH Food Security & Livelihoods Assessment Specialist