food security

Evaluation

Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) Phase II Evaluation Report

The evaluation team (ET) appraised background documents, and for 21 days, visited field sites in Nepal, India and Bangladesh during February 2015. Field time in Bangladesh was restricted to only one of six hubs due to risks associated with socio-political disturbances (severe hartals).

Evaluation

Endline Report - PROSHAR Quantitative Final Program Performance Evaluation

Since May 2010, ACDI-VOCA has been implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-supported Title II Program for Strengthening Household Access to Resources (PROSHAR) project in three upazilas; Batighata, Lohagara and Sarankhola in Khulna Division of Bangladesh.

Report

Securing Water for Food: Annual Report

Securing Water for Food (SWFF) released its annual report, highlighting the program’s successes in the last year while identifying places for growth. In Project Year 2, SWFF’s activities focused on improving gender integration across all processes, improving local technical assistance and acceleration support for innovators, and outreach for the Fourth Global Call for Innovations.

Activity

Kenya Agriculture Value Chain Enterprises

KAVES aims to improve economic stability and food security by improving nutritional outcomes, providing WASH training, reducing chronic under-nutrition, building and diversifying sustainable value chains, and increasing productivity and incomes of 500,000 smallholders. The project works in 22 counties in high rainfall and ASAL areas.

Activity

Productive Safety Net Program Graduation with Resilience to Sustainable Development

PSNP-GRAD seeked to bring change on multiple levels including: economic opportunities, financial services, agricultural extension services, women’s resiliency, nutritional status, and climate change resiliency, while creating a sustainable environment that is collaborative and inclusive for participants, in order to graduate families out of social assistance programs, and create long term food security for communities in Ethiopia.

Activity

Lowland Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Project in Ethiopia

The lowland areas of Ethiopia, with arid and semi-arid agro-ecology, are under increasing pressure due to several stress factors including climate variability and change, population pressure, natural resources degradation, inadequate policy support and a reduction in local peoples’ coping capacity. A lack of social services including water supply and sanitation facilities, and limited opportunities for livelihoods diversification, are exacerbating the negative impacts on the population.

Dataset

Water Data Portal

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) has been doing research on water for the last 30 years. Being a non-profit research organization, all the research outputs and data used for the research are shared with researchers across the globe as a global public goods (GPGs).