34 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
30 Apr 2005 description

"Food security programming through collaboration & learning"

The Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) is nearing the end of its third year of implementation for a coordinated 'developmental relief' program in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho. C-SAFE Malawi transitioned to a Development Assistance Program (DAP) in October 2004. C-SAFE responds to the immediate food security crisis with targeted food assistance to vulnerable groups, including households affected by HIV/AIDS.

20 Apr 2005 description

BACKGROUND

The Consortium for the Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) is currently implementing the final year of a three-year 'developmental relief' program. C-SAFE's strategic objectives include: 1) to improve/maintain nutritional status; 2) to protect productive assets; and 3) to support households and communities to strengthen their resilience to current and future food security shocks that affect their wellbeing and livelihoods1.

16 Apr 2005 description

Introduction

C-SAFE (Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency1) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have implemented a joint food and livelihood security monitoring system in six countries in the Southern Africa region where the two programs have been operational since 20022. In four of the countries - Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Malawi - both C-SAFE and WFP provide assistance in response to the recent food security emergency. In addition, WFP provides food aid to vulnerable households in Swaziland and Mozambique.

30 Mar 2005 description

By C-SAFE Communications Office

Eleven NGO staff members from Zambia and Zimbabwe gathered in Johannesburg Feb. 21-27 in preparation for a series of "HIV/AIDS and Stigma" staff training workshops sponsored by C-SAFE.

28 Mar 2005 description

From the Field

C-SAFE Tackles Stigma around HIV and AIDS

Eleven staff from CRS, World Vision, CARE and ADRA spent a week in Johannesburg designing and planning 1-day staff training sessions for delivery in Zambia and Zimbabwe. These training sessions are intended to provide their own colleagues with a better understanding of the ways in which stigma influences services and programs in their own workplaces. The process was spearheaded by a 3 =BD day conference led by David Patient and Neil Orr, using a process called Open Spaces Technology.

31 Jan 2005 description

The Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) is in its third year of implementation for a coordinated 'developmental relief' program in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho. The C-SAFE Malawi program transitioned to a Development Assistance Program (DAP) in October 2004. C-SAFE responds to the immediate food security crisis with targeted food assistance to vulnerable groups, including households affected by HIV/AIDS.

03 Nov 2004 description

Better practices in food aid programming that are relevant to an HIV/AIDS context are explored in two new studies compiled by the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency.

29 Oct 2004 description

The Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) is in its third year of implementation for a coordinated 'developmental relief' program in Zambia and Zimbabwe. The C-SAFE Malawi program transitioned to a Development Assistance Program (DAP) in October 2004. C-SAFE responds to the immediate food security crisis with targeted food assistance to vulnerable groups, including households affected by HIV/AIDS.

20 Oct 2004 description

C-SAFE Learning Center takes Food Programming Studies on the Road

Between the 13th and 20th of September, C-SAFE's Learning Center took the results of two recent studies on a road trip to Harare, Blantyre, Lusaka and Johannesburg. In each of the C-SAFE countries, between 40-80 representatives from donor community, government, and NGOs turned out for the disseminations of better practices and lessons learned from C-SAFE programming.

16 Sep 2004 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

As a regional program implemented by a consortium of sixteen NGOs, C-SAFE presents a wealth of opportunities for both reflective practice within the consortium and dissemination of better practices and lessons learned to a broader stakeholder audience. This study reviewed

C-SAFE's targeted feeding programs in order to better understand the opportunities, constraints and better practices associated with targeted food assistance with particular with emphasis on HIV/AIDS-affected individuals and households

The findings are presented in two sections:

16 Sep 2004 description

C-SAFE has deliberately disseminated this document as a 'draft' to provide an opportunity for consortium members and other stakeholders to review and provide feedback on the content before the document is finalized.

13 Aug 2004 description

NEWS FROM THE FIELD

Best Practices Identified in C-SAFE Programming. Reports from two recent consultancies on Targeted Food Assistance and Food For Assets in the Context of HIV/AIDS will be released by the end of August. A launch of our findings and dissemination workshops will be held regionally and in each C-SAFE country in September. The Partnership Exchange to study Chronically Ill Programming (held in Zambia in May) has completed a report of its findings and recommendations. This document is currently being formatted for publication and will be available in early August.

27 Jul 2004 description

In this quarterly issue:

  • C-SAFE Learning Centre

  • Community & Household Surveillance
07 Jul 2004 description

C-SAFE tackles "Food as First Medicine" in AIDS fight Prescribing food as first medicine in the fight against AIDS is being explored by the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.