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Coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of an appropriate and timely food security response in Afghanistan

Coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of an appropriate and timely food security response in Afghanistan

Full title of the project:

Coordinate the planning, implementation and monitoring of an appropriate and timely food security response in Afghanistan

Target areas:

Countrywide

Recipient:
Contribution:
USD 797 677
01/01/2017-31/03/2018
Project code:
OSRO/AFG/701/USA
Objective:

To provide an inclusive common platform to humanitarian actors for a timely and appropriate food security and livelihoods response in Afghanistan

Key partners:

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock.

Beneficiaries reached:

174 Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) partner organizations engaged in the provision of targeted food security and agriculture support to 2 million people at risk of severe food insecurity in 2017.

Activities implemented:
  • Provided FSAC partners with systematic support at national and subnational levels on coordination, analysis of needs and gaps, response planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Led the design and implementation of responses by providing a detailed food security and agriculture response plan and guidelines on implementation packages.
  • Communicated clear information on the Humanitarian Needs Overview, Humanitarian Response Plan and response strategy to partners.
  • Conducted ten monthly FSAC meetings, attended by 436 participants from 37 agencies.
  • Conducted 25 regional coordination meetings, attended by 399 participants from 76 organizations.
  • Through the Early Warning Information Working Group compiled and evaluated information on agroclimatic conditions, market prices and field information on crops and livestock to project production and gaps for improved planning.
  • Through the Assessment Working Group provided leadership on food security and livelihoods assessments.
  • Developed a new information management online tool for collecting reports from partners, which capture 3Ws information (who is doing what and where), achievements and response gaps for advocacy purposes.
  • Provided six training sessions on food security assessments and basic food security and livelihoods to 415 national and international non-governmental organization and government staff.
Impact:
  • Strengthened coordination, effective response planning and monitoring of FSAC activities at national and regional levels.
  • Supported partners to reach 2 million people against a target of 1.6 million people with food and livelihood support during 2017.
  • Supported partners to raise USD 91.5 million against a target of USD 75 million.
  • Enhanced the quality of the FSAC response by providing support on humanitarian standards, capacity building and linkages.
  • Strengthened information management and evidence-based humanitarian situation analyses to inform the food security and agriculture response.