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Sustainable Natural Resources Management (NRM) for Enhanced Pastoralist Food Security in the Borana Zone, Ethiopia.

01.06.2015 - 31.12.2027

Natural resources, particularly water and pasture, are among the key determinants of pastoralist livelihoods’ sustainability. The proposed Project contributes to the outcomes of the SDC’s Food Security Domain as stipulated in the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Horn of Africa. It aims at improving pastoralist food security and adaptive capacities in the lowlands of Borana Zone, Southern Ethiopia, through enhancing the sustainable management of natural resources.


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Secondment Fund Horn of Africa

01.04.2015 - 31.03.2017

Protracted conflicts in the Horn of Africa, chronic food insecurity and limited access to basic services lead to millions of vulnerable people and forced displacement. The UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UN-OCHA, and ICRC, are key humanitarian partners of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid. The deployment of Swiss experts (secondees) to Swiss (multilateral) partner organisations is a key tool to strengthen the capacity of these agencies to more effectively deliver services to the vulnerable men, women, and children and to enhance their protection.


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Strengthening Drought Resilience of the Pastoral and Agro-pastoral Populations in the Lowlands of Ethiopia (Somali Region)

01.02.2015 - 31.12.2026

Through capacitating local natural resources management institutions, the Strengthening Drought Resilience project aims at ensuring resilient and sustainable livelihoods and food security of drought affected pastoralist and agro pastoralist communities in the Somali region of Ethiopia. The project is managed by GIZ through delegated aid cooperation and implemented through government/public institutions, local civil society and non-governmental organizations.


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Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding to WFP Operations in 2015

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to WFP operations allows the World Food Programme (WFP) to respond proactively and to provide immediate food assistance in life-threatening situations.


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Additional Allocation of SDC Funding to UNHCR Operations in 2015 in the Greater Horn of Africa

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

In line with the Good Humanitarian Donorship (GHD) principles, Switzerland recognizes the necessity of predictable and flexible funding to respond to changing needs in humanitarian crises. SDC funding to UNHCR operations allows the UN Refugee Agency to respond proactively and to provide immediate protection and assistance to refugees and internally displaced people in life-threatening situations and underfunded emergencies.


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OCHA Multi-Bi Contributions 2015 to Field Operations in Africa

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and facilitates the work of operational humanitarian agencies in the field.  SDC aims to support OCHA in delivering its core functions in humanitarian coordination, advocacy and policy development. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.


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Land Governance Program

01.10.2014 - 31.05.2019

SDC will support the institutional capacities of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Secretariat to formulate a regional land governance policy framework in an inclusive and participatory bottom-up process. This task will be facilitated by the Land Policy Initiative that is the mandated body by the African Union to implement the Declaration on Land. The Land Policy Initiative is contract partner and will technically assist IGAD.


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OCHA Somalia, Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF)

01.07.2014 - 30.06.2015

The CHF is a pooled funding mechanism administered by OCHA to provide rapid and flexible funding to respond to humanitarian emergencies and priorities. In Somalia, local NGOs are some of the only agencies with access to many of the most vulnerable areas, and the CHF is one of their only mechanisms to access funding from international donors.


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OCHA Ethiopia, Humanitarian Response Fund (HRF)

01.07.2014 - 30.06.2015

The HRF is a pooled funding mechanism established to provide rapid and flexible funding to respond to humanitarian emergencies and priorities. In 2014, HRF is mainly geared to respond to new emergency onsets, such as the South Sudanese crisis spill over, seasonal predictable crises as well as on disaster risk management and early recovery interventions.


IGAD-FAO Partnership Programme (PP) on Building Resilience for (Agro-) Pastoralist Communities

01.06.2014 - 31.12.2020

IGAD and FAO will jointly contribute to build resilience of communities in the Horn of Africa’s cross-border areas by addressing marketing and trade, transboundary animal diseases and natural resources management. It will also contribute to strengthen the capacity of IGAD specialized agencies to lead the regional agenda for the improvement of cross-border pastoral livelihoods.


Institutional Strengthening of IGAD

31.05.2014 - 31.12.2020

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is a sub-regional organization in the Horn of Africa. In line with Switzerland’s decision to increase its engagement with IGAD, the proposed contribution aims at strengthening the organization institutionally based on its political legitimacy, thematic relevance and capacity to contribute to peace and development in one of the world’s most fragile regions.

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