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Comparison of Humanitarian Market Analysis Tools

The increasing awareness of the need for market analysis has led to a plethora of guidance and tools with which to conduct this analysis. Choosing which tool is the right fit for your agency can lead to confusion and additional stress. The table below comparing the market analysis guidance aims to:  

  • Provide a basic overview of the different market analysis guidance that exists,
  • Provide a starting point and support to choose between tools or combine tools to fit the context and need.

Click on the tools on the column header to download a summary description of each tool.

 

 

PCMMA

RAM

MAG

EMMA

MIFIRA

MARKit

48 hs tool

VAM

MSMA

Type of market information collected

Physical damages

 

 

 

(✔)

Trader capacity

 

 

Population demand

 

 

(✔)

External factors

(✔)

 

 

Competition

 

 

 

Bottlenecks

 

(✔)

 

 

Actors

 

Price

Number

   

Volume

(✔) 

 

Integration

(✔)

 

(✔) 

Key infrastructure

 

 

Methodological factors

Includes data collection forms

 

 

 

 

 

Includes monitoring forms

 

 

 

 

     

Includes information on response options

 

 

   

Includes guidance on reporting

 

 

   

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