Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities

The Movement's second Sector Dialogue, Localizing Livelihoods: Expanding Opportunities in Communities, took place on September 16th. Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/Lpfq686HRwE Our moderator for this event was Dr. Laté Lawson-Lartego (DBA)  Interim Co-Vice President, Global Program at Oxfam America. Panelists Dr. Stephen Commins, UCLA Silvya Kananu, Irex Adesuwa Ifedi, Heifer International Facilitators Eric Muñoz, Oxfam Anna Kovasna, GEN

Community-led Food System Models: Self-Sustaining and Shock-Resilient

Featured Photo Credit: IIRR By Peter Williams, President, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction A stark global demographic projection, paired with the limited capacity to produce food at a low environmental cost, is cause for one of the most food insecure periods in modern times. The food crisis affecting more than 25% of the world’s population … Continue reading Community-led Food System Models: Self-Sustaining and Shock-Resilient

Community action, levers of change: Reorienting more inclusive & resilient local food systems

Abstract: Food and market systems consistently evolve requiring astute management by suppliers to remain competitive. To meet this challenge, World Vision invests in smallholder farmer entrepreneurship. Through training, mentoring and technical support to networks of market actors, World Vision catalyzes food and market systems change through intergroup collaboration and market-driven intragroup competition, leading to a … Continue reading Community action, levers of change: Reorienting more inclusive & resilient local food systems

Outreach International: Mobilizing Resilient Community-Led Food Systems

By Dr. Kevin W. Prine President & CEO, Outreach International Alongside our local program partners and leaders, Outreach International supports communities to organize and access the resources necessary to overcome their most pressing challenges. For many households, such challenges pertain to food shortages, and it is through processes that are community-led, driven, and owned that … Continue reading Outreach International: Mobilizing Resilient Community-Led Food Systems

COVID-19 and Mental Health

Moderators Gunjan Veda - Movement for Community-led Development, and Nelly Mecklenburg - Institute for State Effectiveness When this series first launched more than a year ago, we sought to explore the implications of COVID-19 and necessary adaptations. However, we did not know or expect the pandemic to be with us for so long and have … Continue reading COVID-19 and Mental Health

Why Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus Matters: Addressing Hunger and Conflict in South Sudan

Photo: Terminal Dr Juba South Sudan By Cyrel San Gabriel Famine and civil war have persistently plagued South Sudan. While the international community continues to provide food, medicines, cash transfers, and livelihood programs, a long-term, strategic approach is needed to help the affected South Sudanese bounce back from such a tragedy. Humanitarian response, development, and … Continue reading Why Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus Matters: Addressing Hunger and Conflict in South Sudan

Developing Facilitation Skills

Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash Description: Learn how to plan well, keep members involved, and create real leadership opportunities in your organization and skills in your members. Quick Tip: This website guide is a quicker read that includes tips and tricks for facilitators. While it is not a training program, facilitators can use … Continue reading Developing Facilitation Skills

Interagency Gender-Based Violence Case Management Training: Facilitator’s Guide

Photo by Sabeer Darr on Unsplash Description: This Facilitator’s Guide is intended as an accompanying document to the Interagency Gender-based Violence Case Management training modules. This document, based on the Interagency Gender-based Violence Case Management Guidelines, provides an overview of the training process and individual modules as well as some tips for goodfacilitation. The primary … Continue reading Interagency Gender-Based Violence Case Management Training: Facilitator’s Guide

International Women’s Day 2021: Getting Back on Track

Featured Photo Credit: UN Women/Yijiu Yuan by Charlie Estes, Intern for The Hunger Project March 8, 2021 --  International Women’s Day is a time to take stock of where we are in our global journey toward gender equality and look forward to what’s to come. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2020 Global Gender Report, … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2021: Getting Back on Track