FSLC September 2021 response dashboard

Post date Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 - 17:09
Month(s) covered 2021-09
Document Type Response Dashboard
Content Themes Agriculture, Livestock, Food Assistance, Information Management
Sources Food Security Cluster / Sector

During the month of September 2021, FSL Cluster partners reported having reached 336,000 people with either in-kind food distribution, cash, or vouchers modality in both rural and urban areas. Among them, 315, 824 received cash-based support in urban areas, 4,682  in rural areas while the remaining 15,448 beneficiaries received in-kind food assistance in rural areas.

September confirm the status of the assistance reported in August, with cash assistance taking 95% of the share of food assistance, and in-kind only 5%. Food in-kind also shows a growing trend within its low absolute figures, whereas it has almost doubled compared to August. Under the current circumstances, only 5 agencies have reported being active in food assistance (only 1 national NGO) in the month of September, while the contribution to the HRP remains low due to the pre-lean season period.

Agriculture and livelihood assistance reported a total of 161,000 beneficiaries in September. This includes 53,330 people benefiting from the provision of crop and small livestock inputs, 103,335 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 4,813, 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).

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