Lizzie Grant, 45 years old, is a member of the Gerengo Village Savings and Loans (VSL) group in Ntcheu District, central Malawi.
One objective of Africare’s Title II Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) grant (2003-2008) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was to pilot test the introduction of community-based soybean processing equipment as a component of its existing and new Title II programs.
This paper reports on the experience of using Malnutrition Matters’ VitaCow (VC) and VitaGoat (VG) processing technologies in Africare country programs.
Guidance: How to Measure the Number of Months of Adequate Household Food Provisioning (MAHFP) Based on Quantitative Methods and Isolating Food Aid Provisions
Africare designed the indicator Months of Adequate Household Food Provisioning (MAHFP) to assess the extent of food insecurity in project areas, to develop and initiate intervention strategies, to target vulnerable households, and to assess and track progress made in improving food security throughout the life spans of food security interventions (FSIs).
Development and Implementation of a Method for Early Warning and Response in Title II Programming in the Zondoma Province of Burkina Faso (2006-2008): Progress Report and Initial Lessons Learned
This paper provides an overview of a recently developed, community-based system for early warning and response (EWR) in Burkina Faso.
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.