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01 Sep 2005 description

This document is intended to reflect on C-SAFE's collective experience with exit strategies, improve our understanding, and provide guidance to NGO staff for developing effective exit strategies in the field.

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.

17 Feb 2005 description

The Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) has launched a new program in Lesotho aimed at alleviating food insecurity by promoting rural livelihoods and increasing productive assets.

"C-SAFE members World Vision, CARE and Catholic Relief Services will implement a Food for Assets program in six vulnerable districts.

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.

31 Oct 2004 description

CONTEXT

C-SAFE in Southern Africa

In its second year of operation, the Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) is a groundbreaking linkage of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with the common goal of addressing urgent food security needs in three southern African countries - Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

C-SAFE has taken a 'developmental relief' approach to the food security emergency in these countries.

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.

18 Oct 2004 description

The Consortium for Southern Africa Food Security Emergency (C-SAFE) has phased out operations in Malawi after an 18-month coordinated "developmental relief" program.

C-SAFE Malawi, comprised of nine humanitarian organisations, implemented the innovative program across twenty-three vulnerable districts in Malawi at the height of the food security crisis. In its first year of operation, USAID funded C-SAFE assisted more than 100,000 households, with a further 95,500 households benefiting from the program over the past twelve months.

27 Sep 2004 description

By Kristy Allen-Shirley, C-SAFE Communications Coordinator

With the advent of the new school term in Zimbabwe, emergency school feeding is supporting the nutritional needs of thousands of vulnerable children from families struggling to cope with rising food insecurity.

USAID funded C-SAFE will be stepping up the feeding program through partners Catholic Relief Services, World Vision and CARE, targeting 354,000 children in 722 schools.

"Emergency school feeding allows us to fill a gap in the food needs of vulnerable households.

23 Sep 2004 description

C-SAFE Malawi is comprised of CARE, World Vision, Catholic Relief Services, Save the Children US, Save the Children UK, Salvation Army, Emmanuel International, Africare and Malawi Red Cross. C-SAFE Malawi is scaling down its "developmental relief" program from twenty-three districts, where it has worked since mid-2003, to eight districts that will fall under a new long-term Development Assistance Program.