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Strengthening food security and analysis in Mozambique

Strengthening food security and analysis in Mozambique

Full title of the project:

Strengthening food security and analysis in Mozambique

Target areas:


USD 254 837
Project code:

To strengthen food security and analysis in Mozambique through standardized food security classification analysis.

Key partners:

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MASA).

Beneficiaries reached:

Representatives of the Secretariado Técnico de Segurança Alimentar e Nutricional (SETSAN), the Government, partner agencies, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs), resource partners and other stakeholders.

Activities implemented:
  • Organized seven Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) TWG meetings with stakeholders and NGOs to discuss and finalize IPC plans for Mozambique to ensure results are used for timely response
  • Procured 20 android devices for SETSAN.
  • Conducted four trainings for SETSAN enumerators prior to data collection to ensure quality control.
  • Recruited national and international IPC consultants.
  • Conducted Level 1 trainings in IPC acute food insecurity (AFI) and acute malnutrition (AMN), with a total of 40 participants.
  • Conducted two IPC AFI analyses (June and update in November 2017) and one IPC AMN (May 2017).
  • Produced two IPC reports, integrating the results from the AFI and AMN analyses.
  • Trained eight participants from SETSAN and MASA on Statistical Package for the Social Sciences.
  • Trained 33 participants from government and partner agencies on the IPC Chronic Food Insecurity (CFI) classification. The analysis was also conducted for 22 livelihood zones in ten provinces.
  • Produced and shared with stakeholders a report on the project’s lessons learned to inform future programming and a report on the institutionalization of the IPC.
  • Conducted training, in collaboration with the IPC Global Support Unit, on how to package and communicate effectively the results of the IPC CFI to the IPC secretariat.
  • Shared the IPC reports with all stakeholders, including the Food Security Cluster and at the Southern African Development Community annual dissemination meeting.
  • Shared the preliminary results of the IPC CFI analysis at a meeting held with all partners (representatives of NGOs, ministries, resource partners and partner agencies) in Maputo.
  • Leveraged the IPC partnership and contributed to strengthening the capacity of the IPC TWG analysts to ensure food security and nutrition analysis is institutionalized in the country.
  • Increased the number of IPC Level 1 and 2 trained practitioners.
  • Enhanced coordination and improved the response to the impact of El Niño on Mozambique’s food security and nutrition situation.