Assessment tools and guidelines

Before starting your next assessment, check out the tools and resources below.  

Assessment Tool Description
Questionnaires Past VAM surveys available for download - w/ corresponding analysis plans.
Presentation library Past VAM powerpoint training presentations, categorised by topic
Syntax library Syntax used to clean datasets and construct food security indicators.
Datasets* and metadata Datasets and survey details for past VAM baseline assessments (CFSVAs)
Enumerator guides Past guides designed to help VAM enumerators
Sampling tools Sample calculators to help design the correct sample for your survey
Terms of Reference Helpful for recruiting statisticians, data analysts, report writers, enumerators.

*Datasets used for VAM assessments are available on request from our data archive at

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