In 2010, a severe drought caused one of Niger’s worst food shortages in history. In 2011, the prolonged lack of rain caused another poor harvest and initiated a nationwide crisis year. Mercilessly, when rains finally came in 2012,
Development and Implementation of a Community Early Warning System and Emergency Responses (CEWS-ER) in Niger
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office for Food for Peace now requires that Title II programs include an early warning and response system.
Comparative Research/Analysis–Months of Adequate Household Food Provisioning in Africare’s Title II Food Security Programs
Africare identified the need to review the relationship of one of its key measurements of food security, the Months of Adequate Household Food Provisioning (MAHFP), across different country programs, both in absolute terms and as compared to other impact indicators.
In developing this guidance, Africare aimed to produce a simple and concise guidance for writing “success stories” to be used by Africare field staff and report writers, as well as relevant staff of other Private Voluntary Organizations (PVO) and Cooperating Sponsors (CS).