Topic outline

  • General

    SDG Indicator 2.c.1 - Food price anomalies

    This course is a clear and easy-to-use guide to understand Indicator 2.c.1 (Indicator of food price anomalies) and the methodology to estimate it. It covers basic concepts related to market functioning, prices determination and price volatility and explains how to calculate the indicator and use the online Food Price Monitoring and Analysis (FPMA) tool to interpret indicator results, at national and international level.

    A downloadable package of this course is also available in Russian.

    Duration:  2.5 hours Publication Date:  January 2018

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        This course is primarily intended for: staff of public institutions responsible for monitoring domestic food markets or involved in price data collection, dissemination and analysis within the reporting of SDG Indicator 2.c.1; as well as professionals working in public or private organizations interested in price monitoring and market stability.

        • You will learn about

          The course consists of 4 lessons, ranging from approximately 20 to 60 minutes duration each:

          • Lesson 1 Market stability and Indicator 2.c.1: an introduction
          • Lesson 2 An introduction to food market analysis
          • Lesson 3 A guide to calculating and interpreting SDG Indicator 2.c.1
          • Lesson 4 How to analyse and interpret prices through the Food Price Monitoring and Analysis Tool

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