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30 November 2016

Uganda - Market Assessment in Refugee Areas 2016-2017, November 2016

Uganda - Market Assessment in Refugee Areas 2016-2017, November 2016

WFP Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Unit together with the Supply Chain Unit conducted a two days (22nd-23rd November 2016) rapid market assessment in Bidi-Bidi refugee settlement to get a general understanding of two key issues.
One, to ascertain the nature and capacity of markets within the settlement to support cash transfers and two, to determine the current availability and use of milling machines within/close to the settlement so as to better advise management on the feasibility of introducing milling vouchers.
Bidi-Bidi currently has five zones and the first four zones were visited as Zone five is relatively new with minimal market activity.
The data was collected through structured interviews with key informants including traders, market chairpersons, local leaders and OPM staff (RDO). In addition a Market Observation Checklist was also used during