This report is an outcome of a Seed Security Assessment (SSA) conducted in West Nile sub-region in March 2015. The assessment, which was commissioned by the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Uganda...
This document shares good practices and lessons learnt from organizations working mainly in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. It synthesises information from 37 country good practice sheets that were collected in 2014.
This resource gives an overview of integrated nutrition and food security programming, including agriculture and vegetable gardening activities, cash transfer programs, as well as cross-cutting issues, such as accountability and gender. It provides very concrete examples to help you improve the implementation of your integrated nutrition and food security programmes.
“Livestock has a great potential to improve the resilience of the population and to fight malnutrition in the Sahel, and we need to invest more in it…” Watch the videos of the “Livestock, Livelihoods and Human Nutrition” regional workshop that took place in Dakar in November 2014: video-3 minutes.
This interactive course is a self-training tool. It guides you through the simulation of an integrated programming workshop process in the fictional country of Namambar. You will learn how to use a methodology based on malnutrition problem-and-solution trees to support joint planning for combating food insecurity and malnutrition.
The project has supported a Seed Security Assessment (SSA) in the South-Eastern livelihood Zones of Kenya. The final report is now available.
The discussion paper entitled “Household Seed Security Concepts and Indicators” presents an expanded and revised Seed Security Conceptual Framework together with a set of suggested indicators to measure changes in seed security parameters. In the revised SSCF, there are five pillars of household seed security:seed availability; seed access; varietal preference and suitability;seed quality;resilience of the seed system.
The paper lays out the conceptual groundwork for development of enhanced Seed Security Assessment (SSA) training materials, data collection tools and analysis. It is one of a family of SSA related products currently being finalised by the FAO SSA development team.