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04 Sep 2015 description

This document identifies five key principles and corresponding actions to address climate change impacts on water and land resources in the region, focusing on what to do and why it should be done. These are: Usable knowledge; No regret investment; Resilience; Mitigation and adaptation; Financing. It addresses how the recommended actions can be implemented, with a focus on practical solutions illustrated by case studies from Asia and the Pacific.

04 Sep 2015 description

This facilitator’s guide describes how to plan, deliver and evaluate the workshop effectively.
The workshop is designed to take five consecutive days in one week, although it can be adapted for shorter trainings as needed.

Each day covers a different area of SRHR and HIV integration, with the order and flow of sessions designed to relate back to each other. The workshop culminates with a site visit and group discussion.

Sessions include suggestions, tips and reminders for facilitators, and list materials needed. References to useful resources are also provided.

03 Sep 2015 description

These guidelines will show you how to use data from WFP food consumption module to analyse the nutritional adequacy of three key nutrients at household level: Hem Iron, Vitamin A and Protein. They explain the information you will need to collect, the analytical steps and the uses of the information for analysis and programming purposes.

02 Sep 2015 description

The Multi-Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is a joint needs assessment tool that can be used in sudden onset emergencies, including IASC System-Wide Level 3 Emergency Responses (L3 Responses).

31 Aug 2015 description

For the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, providing cash relief or vouchers to disasteraffected families is proving a viable alternative to the direct distribution of food or other relief items and supports early recovery and restoring livelihoods.

Such assistance can take a variety of forms:

Cash grants:

Households receive money to meet their basic food and non-food needs or to purchase assets enabling them to resume economic activity.

Cash for work:

29 Aug 2015 description

1. About These Guidelines

Purpose of These Guidelines

The purpose of these Guidelines is to assist humanitarian actors and communities affected by armed conflict, natural disasters and other humanitarian emergencies to coordinate, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate essential actions for the prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence (GBV) across all sectors of humanitarian response.

26 Aug 2015 description

Financial services facilitate a wide range of economic and household activities in any society. They enable trade and business expansion and allow individuals to save, send and borrow money. Humanitarian cash transfers, particularly when delivered electronically, can expand access to financial services among disaster and conflict- affected populations. This primer is written for humanitarian actors engaged with cash transfer programming. It defines what financial services are, why they are critical to consider in emergencies and how they can amplify the impact of cash transfer programs.

26 Aug 2015 description
report Mercy Corps



12 Aug 2015 description
report The Global Fund

1. Purpose of the Guidelines

1.1 These Guidelines define the approach for operationalizing the Emergency Fund Special Initiative, including objectives and features of the special initiative, requirements and process for applying for emergency funds and managing grants financed through the special initiative.

1.2 The primary audience of these Guidelines are recipients and implementers of Global Fund grants (collectively, the “PR”), technical partners and Global Fund Country Teams (the “Country Team”).

11 Aug 2015 description


The Building Evidence in Education (BE2 ) donor working group was launched in 2012 with the aim to engage bilateral and multilateral donors and foundations committed to:

11 Aug 2015 description


The Building Evidence in Education (BE2 ) donor working group was launched in 2012 with the aim to engage bilateral and multilateral donors and foundations committed to:

  • increasing the quality of education research;

  • promoting the use of evidence in education programming; and - strengthening donor research collaboration.

07 Aug 2015 description


This document is intended to serve as a quick reference for volunteer carpenters constructing International Organization for Migration (IOM) and All Hands Volunteers (AHV) temporary shelters. The following information will be taught to Volunteer Carpenters by IOM Shelter Assistants and AHV Field Coordinators prior to beginning construction on the IOM/AHV temporary shelter projects.

29 Jul 2015 description
report CARE

One of the long-standing challenges to successful peacebuilding has been the difficulty of measuring results and generating evidence that can help identify what types of interventions work best. This guide builds on work undertaken by CARE International and International Alert in three countries to pilot theory based evaluation tools to help evaluate the impact of the peacebuilding projects. 19 projects and 38 theories of change were tested, with the resulting tools, tips and processes captured here.

28 Jul 2015 description

Helping farmers and buyers build mutually beneficial partnerships

New legal guide will support more equitable contract farming arrangements, support better policy making

28 July 2015, Rome - Contract farming – an expanding practice in which farmers produce agricultural goods for specific buyers in set quantities at prearranged prices – is getting a new tool to guide growers and buyers in establishing sound contracts and conflict resolution procedures.

27 Jul 2015 description

This publication is intended as a practical manual for governments, hospital managers and others concerned, with a view to helping them prepare for and manage situations that could jeopardize their objective of assisting the wounded and sick and maintaining the health of people affected by armed conflict and other emergencies.