Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
This blog was written by Paul Stanchfield, Fintrac’s Director of Monitoring and Evaluation. Paul oversees all M&E activities for Fintrac’s USAID flagship projects, implements standardized M&E methodologies and associated training/capacity building across the project portfolio, and advises...
A new USAID-funded initiative seeks to jumpstart Africa-based leadership in rigorous development research and policy evaluation.
The goal of CM4EW is to provide enhanced early warning of potential impacts to production, such as the current floods in East Africa, to aid and inform humanitarian relief operations in their response to a disaster.
Using data based on remote sensing technology, a weather-based index will enable an estimated 5,000 farmers in areas affected by last year’s cyclone Idai to receive replacement seed at no additional cost.
As COVID-19 emergency and its associated lockdowns continue, and as a result the cessation of field activities, policy think tanks are under severe pressure to repurpose their activities. What challenges and opportunities does COVID-19 bring?
Agriculture implementers adjusting activities or developing COVID-19 mitigation interventions should consider that women will likely experience greater and longer-term impacts.
Left unchecked, the second wave of desert locust swarms beginning in June could destroy more crops and have a greater impact on food security than the last wave.
This blog was written by Paul Stanchfield, Fintrac’s Director of Monitoring and Evaluation. Paul oversees all M&E activities for Fintrac’s USAID flagship projects, implements standardized M&E methodologies and associated training/capacity building across the project portfolio, and advises...
A new USAID-funded initiative seeks to jumpstart Africa-based leadership in rigorous development research and policy evaluation.
The goal of CM4EW is to provide enhanced early warning of potential impacts to production, such as the current floods in East Africa, to aid and inform humanitarian relief operations in their response to a disaster.
This list of tools and resources were compiled by the AWE team to provide resources for a gendered approach to monitoring, evalutation and learning (MEL) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using data based on remote sensing technology, a weather-based index will enable an estimated 5,000 farmers in areas affected by last year’s cyclone Idai to receive replacement seed at no additional cost.
As COVID-19 emergency and its associated lockdowns continue, and as a result the cessation of field activities, policy think tanks are under severe pressure to repurpose their activities. What challenges and opportunities does COVID-19 bring?
Agriculture implementers adjusting activities or developing COVID-19 mitigation interventions should consider that women will likely experience greater and longer-term impacts.