Keyword: Household economy approach

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A New Household Economy Method for Assessing Impact of Shocks

This article describes the experiences of using an adapted household economy assessment approach in Uganda, Ethiopia, Swaziland and Mozambique. In Uganda and Ethiopia the approach was used to look at the impact of falling coffee prices on household poverty while in Mozambique and Swaziland the assessment estimated impact of HIV/AIDS on livelihoods and economic status.

Issue 23, November 2004 (page 10)

An information system in exile - Is it working?

An Evaluation of the Food Security Assessment Unit, Nairobi.

Issue 5, October 1998 (page 22)

Challenges for humanitarian response in Kosovo

The tragic events leading to the expulsion of 800,000 Albanian Kosovars between March and June 1999 during the Nato air-campaign are well known.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 15)

Comparative Experiences of Community Managed Targeting in Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Malawi

Summary of an evaluation by Save the Children UK and Tulane University reviewing their experiences of utilising the Community Managed Targeting Distribution (CMTD) approach in Southern Africa.

Issue 23, November 2004 (page 22)

Evaluation of Dafur Early Warning and Food Information System

Summary of evaluation.

Issue 28, July 2006 (page 20)

Grounding Food Security Monitoring in an Understanding of the Local Economy: Understanding differences – and making a difference

Information systems which regularly monitor food security are used to predict which populations will suffer acute food stress in a given event, climatic or man-made.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 10)

Household Economy Approach in Burundi

This article outlines key elements of the Save the Children UK Household Economy Approach and Food Economy Analytical Framework, and describes WFP’s successful adaptation of the methodology in Burundi. The field experiences described are based on a WFP report drafted in September 1999.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 20)

How many Hok does a poor man have?

A civil war has been raging in Sudan for over 17 years since 1983 with fighting between the Government of Sudan in the North and various rebel factions in the South.

Issue 11, December 2000 (page 8)

Lessons learned in West Darfur: challenges in assessment methodologies

Over the last twenty years, humanitarian organisations have accumulated a wealth of technical expertise in nutrition to guide emergency interventions.

Issue 16, August 2002 (page 24)

New publication on Household Economy Approach

Save the Children UK (SC UK) and FEG Consulting (formerly known as the Food Economy Group (FEG)) have just brought out a new publication ‘The Household Economy Approach: A guide for programme planners and policy makers’.

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 18)

SC UK Experiences of Food Security Information Systems

Summary of review.

Issue 26, November 2005 (page 10)

Strengthening analysis of the nutrition situation through linking food security and nutrition information: Pitfalls and potentials

It has become the practice in several countries1 to routinely combine nutrition surveys with a food security component in order to contextualise anthropometric results, leading to more informed and appropriate intervention design.

Issue 13, August 2001 (page 8)