An effective COVID-19 response in East Africa requires rapid evidence generation and synthesis across multiple disciplines and sectors that leads to the delivery of usable policy- and practice relevant products. This initiative seeks to establish a research and analysis facility to meet this goal, which would be managed by a consortium consisting of the Centre […]
As the COVID19 crisis unfolds in Somalia one of the weakest health systems in the word is rapidly reaching its limits, and the economic impacts are already starting to surface mostly due to the global economic impact of the C19 response, particularly for remittances. As the pandemic spreads sick individuals are reported to be choosing […]
Support for the Inception phase (Phase 2) of Karamoja Nutrition Programme & the Refugee Context through: – NutritionWorks – providing general support – HPI – supporting Health Systems Strengthening • – PATH – supporting monitoring and evaluation
Support to DFID Kenya’s Nutrition Work. The aim was to provide nutrition expertise to advise, guide and challenge DFID to improve resilience and response programming for nutrition and to strengthen its work with development partners and the Government of Kenya.
Support DFID Zimbabwe to consider how partners could improve their nutrition impact through improving their delivery design, monitoring systems and strategic approach to coordination. Analysis of DFID Zimbabwe Partners and Interventions Targeting Nutrition Components Towards Developing a Roadmap for Change
Nutrition Resilience is the concept that good nutrition results in a more resilient person or household and Resilience for Nutrition is the concept that a resilient person or household results in good nutrition. CHC’s aim was to redefine the model for aid in fragile areas using evidence of local models of What Works and by […]
The aim was to ensure equitable and effective humanitarian support to the most vulnerable. The objectives were: To provide a core team of advisors to bring the latest research and contextual knowledge to inform programming to mitigate marginalization and exclusion and to promote the transfer of learning for resilience programming. Specifically: To guide BRCiS and […]
USAID defines resilience as “the ability of people, households, communities, countries and systems to mitigate, adapt to and recover from shocks and stresses in a manner that reduces chronic vulnerability and facilitates inclusive growth.” This concept may play a significant role in development strategies for years to come as it promises to provide a solution […]
Focused on nine of the most vulnerable and high-risk areas of the 23 counties, PREG works with the Kenyan government both at the National and County level to address underlying community vulnerabilities in the ASAL (Arid and Semi-Arid Lands) region. The partnership linked both humanitarian and development partners to invest in order to increase community […]
CHC conducted a series of workshops to design a resilience framework for USAID East Africa Regional Resilience programming. In order to inform the resilience framework, CHC ensured there was a joint understanding of the USAID resilience approach and its impact on programming, improving programming by sharing experiences and perspectives gained through implementation, and improving collaboration, […]
The Department for International Development (DfID) committed to helping 60 million gain access to clean water and sanitation by March 2020. The focus was on reaching women and children in fragile states who are also affected by severe malnutrition and stunting. CHC worked with Oxfam GB in a bid to secure Oxfams involvement in the […]
The assessment by CHC found that the most important factor influencing food security of households was milk availability, therefore, protecting the milk production. Availability, access and utilization was the primary objective of the project as it will contribute to food security and nutrition security of the family. Developing models to support animal health production and […]
Somali-led NGOs were looking to play a greater and more equal role in tackling the humanitarian crisis in Somalia using the Surge Capacity Model which enables the health system. A two-day dialogue for action on aid localization in Somalia was held in Nairobi aimed at bridging the gaps that exist between local and international actors. […]
This project sought to enhance the extent to which support by partners in the nutrition sector is sustainably strengthening the Nutrition system and more widely the health sector in Kenya. CHC, through a consultative process, enabled UNICEF to identify What Works and what were the bottlenecks to integrating nutrition into the health system and strengthening […]
CHC developed a Nutrition Resilience framework for Nutrition Resilience programming to provide support to stakeholders implementing programmes (Nutrition Specific and Sensitive) including elements for Nutrition and Nutrition Resilience. CHC developed an approach that would enhance the existing potential to positively impact on nutrition status and nutrition resilience through simple first steps that were derived from […]
CHC in collaboration with WASH and Nutrition professionals, both within and outside of UNICEF, developed a toolkit to learn about their experiences and draw out the good practices on integrated WASH and Nutrition programming. Based on the Global evidence and practice within the region as well as identified bottlenecks in integrated programming, the toolkit was […]
Qualitative research study funded by REACH; The aim of the project was to explore the constraints women face and how this affects water security in relation to resource sustainability, inclusive services and sustainable growth. The research aimed to enrich the water management model, by informing inclusive water services and sources, ultimately increasing water security for […]
CHC Conducted a comparative case study on famine-risk emergency context in the 4 countries to identify practical recommendations and best practices. Data systems have an emphasis on the reliability and validity of data leaving out analysis. What data is missing? Why is data missing? What to do about missing data? And how best to manage […]
CHC conducted a comparative case study on famine-risk emergency context in Nigeria and identified practical recommendations and best practices. This research analyzed political constraints and factors constraining the linkage between information, analysis and action to develop better practice to protect the independence of analysis underpinning declarations of famine or other severe humanitarian emergencies. The Objectives […]
This was a consultancy project, commissioned by ReDSS (Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat), a coordination and information hub that stimulates forward-thinking and policy development on durable solutions for displaced affected communities in East and Horn of Africa. The objective of this consultancy was to develop ReDSS comprehensive knowledge management and capacity development strategy using various learning […]
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