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."
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
Carla Koppell, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, USAID
Mara Russell, Practice Manager for Food Security and Livelihoods, Land O’Lakes