Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis, Mali, 2014
Other Household Survey [hh/oth]
Mali is a Sahelian country, landlocked and structurally vulnerable to food insecurity and malnutrition. The economy is heavily dependent on the primary sector: agriculture, livestock, fishing and forestry account for 68.0% of the active population1 . This sector is itself dependent on exogenous factors, mainly climatic, such as recurrent droughts. In 2018, the prevalence of food insecurity at the national level was 19.1%, of which 2.6% was severely food insecure. The most affected regions were Kidal, Gao, Timbuktu, Mopti and Kayes. The Global Food Crisis Network Partnership Programme baseline studies are designed to feed into the overall monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning programme of each project. In this regard, the baseline study has short, medium and long-term objectives.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
Food expenditure and consumption
Producers and sponsors
Food and Agriculture Organization
Malian Association of Research Action for Development
The EAC-I 2014 has been designed to have national coverage, including both urban and rural areas in all the regions of the country except Kidal. The domains were defined as the entire country, district of Bamako, other urban areas, and rural areas; and in the rural areas: agricultural zones, agro-pastoral zones and pastoral zones. Taking this into account, 51 explicit sample strata were selected. The target population was drawn from households in all regions of Mali except Kidal which was not accessible for security reasons. Kidal also has very low population density.The sample was chosen through a random two stage process: - In the first stage, 1070 enumeration areas (EAs) were selected with Probability Proportional to Size (PPS) using the 2009 Census of Population as the base for the sample, and the number of households as a measure of size. - In the second stage o 3 households were selected with equal probability in each of the rural EAs o 9 households were selected with equal probability in each of the urban EAs The total estimated size of the sample for the survey was 4,218.
In order to produce nationally representative statistics with the data weights or expansion factors need to be applied. These survey weights adjust for differences in the probability of selection within the sample. To accurately use the datasets, the data must be weighted to reflect the distribution of the full population in the country. A population weight was calculated for the households in the sample. It is found in the file named EACIPOIDS.dta.
Dates of Data Collection
1st data collection
2nd data collection
Data Collection Mode
Computer Assisted Personal Interview [capi]
Please refer to the Questionnaires for the value labels of the variables.
1. Data Entry & Data cleaning Data entry was performed at the CPS/SDR using a CSPro application designed by an international consultant recruited by the LSMS team. The data entry program allows three types of data checks: (1) range checks; (2) intra-record check to verify inconsistencies pertinent to the particular module of the questionnaire; and (3) inter-record checks to determine inconsistencies pertinent between the different modules of the questionnaire. Data entry for the first visit was done from August 11th, 2014 to November 30th, 2014 and, from February 9th 2015 to March 27th, 2015 for the second visit. Data cleaning was done from May 2015 to July 2015. Data cleaning was done in a CSPro application. The data cleaning focused on more intra-record and inter-record checks.
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