Understanding anticipatory action in food crises – Request for proposals

Understanding anticipatory action in food crises – Request for proposals

Our partner Save the Children UK seeks proposals for research services to understand what anticipatory action looks like in a protracted food crisis (Kenya and Somalia). Download the full request for proposals here – deadline is 15 February 2023 Save the Children has...
Early action gets aid to communities before the vultures arrive

Early action gets aid to communities before the vultures arrive

People in drylands sometimes associate humanitarian aid workers with vultures – noticing that they arrive around the same time when animals have already died and the response is too late. A more promising approach is to anticipate droughts and other shocks,...
Community engagement, agenda setting and research the main focus of Jameel Observatory’s first year

Community engagement, agenda setting and research the main focus of Jameel Observatory’s first year

In September 2021, the University of Edinburgh and partners launched the Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action – the Observatory. Involving the University of Edinburgh through its Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Systems, Save the Children UK, the...
Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Ten years on from the 2012 Dangerous Delay report that examined the costs of late response to the 2011 drought in the Horn of Africa, millions of people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia once again face hunger and famine. To save lives now, Oxfam, Save the Children and...