IGAD Bi-annual Meeting on Food Security and Nutrition: 20 – 21 December 2021, Mombasa, Kenya

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By David Luganda – NECJOGHA

The IGAD Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience Analysis Hub (IFRAH), based at the IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), in collaboration with the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification Global Support Unit (IPC-GSU) for East and Central Africa, and the Agricultural Climate Resilience Enhancement Initiative (ACREI) invites you to the fourth IGAD Bi-annual Meeting on Food Security and Nutrition from 20 – 21 December 2021 in Mombasa, Kenya.

The meeting will bring together IGAD member states and partners to jointly discuss their food security and nutrition analyses, in order to have a common understanding of the current situation in the region, and propose practical interventions for emergency, medium-term and long-term responses.

According to the statement, the objective of the meeting is to bring together IGAD Member States and partners to jointly discuss their food security and nutrition analyses, in order to have a common understanding of the current situation in the region, and propose practical interventions for emergency, medium-term and long-term responses. Specifically, the meeting is expected to provide a forum for IGAD Member States and partners to:

  • Discuss individual country food security and nutrition analyses
  • Share experiences, best practices and lessons learnt in developing IPC, country teams or other partner-led analyses
  • Discuss appropriate strategic response actions to address food insecurity and malnutrition in the region
  • Review the IGAD Food Security, Nutrition and Resilience Information Systems Framework

Expected participants; IGAD, IGAD Member States – Directors and Commissioners in charge of food security, IPC Technical Working Group Chairs, Food Security, DRM and other relevant sector focal points, IPC Regional Coordination Team for Eastern and Central Africa, ACREI country focal points, Other regional partners – FEWS NET, FAO, IFRC, UNHCR, UN HABITAT, UNICEF, UNDP, UNOCHA, WFP, NGOs, Policy representatives and Donors

For those who would like to join the meeting virtually, please register here

Concept note.

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