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2017

Support to coordination in the drought-stricken southern Madagascar through the strengthening of agriculture and food security information systems

Madagascar

Titre : Support to coordination in the drought-stricken southern Madagascar through the strengthening of agriculture and food security information systems

Pays /Région : Madagascar

Code projet : OSRO/MAG/703/SAF

Durée : 01/11/2017 — 31/12/2018

Objectif  : To reduce the vulnerability and strengthen the resilience of recurrent drought-affected rural population in the Great South of Madagascar.

Partenaires : Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MPAE) ; Directorate of Meteorological Services ; National Office for Nutrition (ONN) ; Producers’ Associations (APs)

Bénéficiaires : Center for agricultural services (CSA), APs and ONN officers

Activités
* Conducted data collection missions in 38 communes of five major districts in the southeast region (flood risks) and the south (drought risk), including on prices of basic food commodities on local markets, in partnership with APs, the CSA and the ONN.
* Trained 96 community-based nutrition agents on the collection of anthropometric data and 112 APs and CSA agents on the use of Kobo software (a free and open source toolkit used for data collection and analysis) and analysis for quality control.
* Organized six bi-monthly cluster and sub-cluster meetings for sensitization and quality control of information, training sessions and knowledge sharing with regard to the importance of information on food security/insecurity and vulnerability.
* Organized meetings every three month, in addition to ad hoc meetings for crisis management, allowing the Food Security Cluster to meet nine times and to inform and share their experience with the key partners (APs, ONN and CSA).
* Published six Information System on Food Security and Vulnerability (SISAV) bulletins, three Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) – every two and six month – and 12 Early Warning bulletins, as well as 12 agro meteorology (AGMET) bulletins (every six month).

Financement : Afrique du Sud

Contribution : USD 152 571

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