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FSLC July 2021 response dashboard

Post date Friday, 27 August, 2021 - 18:06
Month(s) covered 2021-07
Document Type Response Dashboard
Content Themes Agriculture, Livestock, Livelihoods, Food Assistance, Information Management
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector

During the month of June 2021, FSL Cluster partners reported having reached 373,517 people with either in-kind food distribution, cash or vouchers modality in both rural and urban areas. Among them, 310,769 received cash-based support in urban areas, 57,155 in rural areas  while the remaining 5,593 beneficiaries received in-kind food assistance.

Support to address vulnerable populations continued in July with a major focus on urban resilience programming. Cash assistance remains the predominant assistance modality, which is consistent with the current response, with 83% of the support has been delivered through cash-based support. Only 17% of beneficiaries, in rural areas, received in-kind food assistance. The number of partners reporting agricultural intervention started rising this month which is a signal to the preparation of the start of summer planting season.

Concurrently, a total of 56,200 beneficiaries were supported with agriculture and livelihood assistance. This includes 25,311 people benefiting from training on and inputs for agro-ecology interventions such as soil conservation practices, soil reclamation techniques and restoration of degraded landscapes. 21,300 people receiving rehabilitation / construction of critical assets for animal survival and agriculture through cash for work/food for work (or assets) activities support. At the same time, 6,189 benefited from training, extension and advisory services to extension officers and farmers focusing on good agriculture practices with emphasis on climate-smart agriculture. The rest of the beneficiaries received either small livestock inputs, drought-tolerant seeds or cooking demonstration.

 

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