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USAID Resilience Workout | Breakout Session 1: Identifying and understanding context-specific vulnerabilities and the most effective responses

This resource is from Enhancing Resilience in the Horn of Africa: An Evidence-Based Workshop on Strategies for Success. The event was jointly hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, Bureau for Food Security, and Bureau for Africa, in partnership with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the USAID/Office of Food for Peace-funded TOPS Program in support of the Feed the Future Initiative.

These presentations were part of the Breakout Session " Identifying and understanding context-specific vulnerabilities and the most effective responses."

  • Economic
    Derek Headey, Research Fellow, IFPRI
    Penny Anderson, Director of Food Security, Mercy Corps
  • Governance and Institutions
    Girma Kassa, Conflict Management Advisor, Conflict Early Warning and Response Mechanism( CEWARD), Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD,) Ethiopia
    Hussein Halane, Senior Advisor, Global Humanitarian Accountability, Save the Children
  • Health and Nutrition
    Dan Gilligan, Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
    Kristi Ladd, Technical Director of Nutrition, Food Security, ACDI/VOCA
  • Natural Resources
    Jesse T. Njoka, Center for Sustainable Drylands, University of Nairobi
    Paul Macek, Senior Director, Food Security and Livelihoods Team, World Vision
  • Social
    Carla Koppell, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, USAID
    Mara Russell, Practice Manager for Food Security and Livelihoods, Land O’Lakes