Session 2.1: Assessing Local Markets

Key Learning Objectives: By the end of this session participants should: 1. have an understanding of the different types of local market assessments and their relevance to shelter and settlement 2. specify tools for environment and economic/market assessment. Key Learning Points 1. Intervention that neglects local markets can damage livelihoods, jobs and businesses. 2. Environmental impact assessment tool (EIA) is used for assessing the environment and emergency market mapping and analysis tool (EMMA) is used for assessing markets Session Agenda: 1. Local market assessments 2. Local market assessment tools