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FSLC October 2021 response dashboard

Post date Monday, 22 November, 2021 - 07:12
Month(s) covered 2021-10
Document Type Response Dashboard
Content Themes Agriculture, Livestock, Food Assistance, Information Management
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector

During the month of October 2021, FSL Cluster partners reported having reached 344,848 people with either in-kind food distribution, cash, or vouchers modality in both rural and urban areas. Among them, 314,034 received cash-based support in urban areas, 30,726  in rural areas while the remaining 86 beneficiaries received in-kind food assistance in the camps.

October continues to confirm the status of the assistance reported in the last two months, with cash assistance taking over 95% of the share of food assistance, and a reducing in-kind assistance. Food in-kind also shows a growing trend within its low absolute figures, whereas with the least reported in October. Under the current circumstances, only 5 agencies have reported being active in food assistance (only 1 national NGO) in the month of October, while the contribution to the HRP remains low. Only 23 districts have been reached.

Agriculture and livelihood assistance reported a total of 169,000 beneficiaries in October. This includes 7,690 people benefiting from the provision of crop and small livestock inputs, 59,265 extension officers and farmers received training, extension, and advisory services focusing on good agriculture practices with an emphasis on climate-smart agriculture, on and inputs for agro-ecology interventions such as soil conservation practices, soil reclamation techniques, and restoration of degraded landscapes.

Lastly 102,930, beneficiaries received assistance in the rehabilitation of critical assets for animal survival and agriculture (dip tanks and animal drinking troughs) through other modalities (e.g., contracting a company). Overall support to smallholder farmers continue to increase in October, confirming the trend initiated in July.

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