Frank Williams: East Africa Secure the Future Update #BeatingFamine


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Frank Williams: East Africa Secure the Future Update #BeatingFamine

  1. 1. East Africa Secure the Future UpdateBeating Famine Conference April 12, 2012 Frank Williams, World Vision International ( 1
  2. 2. The Big Idea – Strengthening Resilience • Duration – 10 years • Scale and depth – USD 500 million for first five years; USD 700 million thereafter • Working together – Consortia building in Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia with iNGOs, government actors, private sector, CBOs • Focus – A resilience framework (“DFID Plus”) • Target – Small holder farmers, agro-pastoralists, pastoralists, ex- pastoralists
  3. 3. A Resilience Framework Adaptive Capacity – access to and use of resources to confront disturbances Livelihoods Assets (financial, physical, political, natural, financial, social) Transforming structures and processes Livelihoods Strategies Contextual factors 3
  4. 4. Context Disturbance Adaptive capacity Adaptive Reaction to disturbance Livelihood e.g., social, e.g., natural e.g., ability to deal with state to e.g., survive, cope, recover, Outcomesenvironment, hazard, conflict, disturbance shock learn, transformpolitical, etc. food shortage, fuel price increase (-) Food Security Bounce Level of aggregation Resilience pathway back Adequate Livelihood Strategies Shocks better nutrition Structures/processes Livelihood Assets Context Environmental Sensitivity Bounce Exposure security back Recover but Stresses worse than Food Insecurity before Vulnerability pathway Malnutrition Collapse Environmental degradation (+)TANGO 2012. Adapted from DFID Disaster Resilience Framework (2011) , TANGO Livelihoods Framework (2007), DFID Sustainable Livelihoods Framework TANGO 2012. Adapted from DFID Disaster Resilience Framework (2011) , TANGO Livelihoods Framework (????), DFID Sustainable Livelihoods Framework (1999) and CARE Household Livelihood Security(1999) and CARE Household Livelihood Security Framework (2002). Framework (2002)
  5. 5. The Right Programming • Pro-active partnerships, coordination, and planning between NGOs, with government (local, regional, national) and private sector market players • Landscape/surface water/watershed restoration and management • Drought-resistant agricultural practice • Improved land access, land rights, and security of tenure • Access to financial services (credit, savings, insurance, weather-index insurance) • Education and access to information – markets, early warning • Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) issues 5
  6. 6. The Right Programming, continued • Producer groups and associations – power leveling market-led agriculture • Government supportive enabling conditions for markets and investments • Environmental governance and enabling environment • Proactive inter-ethnic, inter-community, inter-religious engagement • Proactive food security and social safety nets • Disaster risk reduction basics - early warning and emergency preparedness • A consortium approach tailored to each context • Resilience framework fully supported by multilaterals/ bilaterals/governments, iNGOs, CBOs and private participants 6
  7. 7. Resilience Quick Wins – scalable NOW • Soils – restoration and related activities • Trees – Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration and related activities • Savings – profitable basic financial services to the poor 7
  8. 8. Where we are now •National level consortia building - ongoing •Sub Saharan Africa Presidents meeting in May – Botswana •Multilateral and bilateral donors – influencing their strategies and accessing funding opportunities 8