LIFT II developed this series technical notes focusing on cash transfers and vouchers as a means of consumption support. Cash transfer and voucher programs are most appropriate for households falling in the “provision” category of the provision-protection-promotion continuum of household economic vulnerability. Over the past 15 years, a quiet revolution has occurred in middle- and low-income […]
In 2013, the LIFT project conducted a thorough landscape analysis of services available through the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) that aim to improve household livelihoods and economic resilience. This reference guide presents information on services provided by GRN as well as their eligibility criteria and how they can be accessed at the community […]
This technical note provides an overview of the organizational network analysis (ONA) process that LIFT II uses to identify and map community services and collect data on existing connections between service providers. The project adapted this methodology, which had previously been used to assess relationships only between health services in urban areas, as the first […]
This fact sheet includes information on the LIFT model to provide integrated livelihoods and economic strengthening support by linking nutrition assessment, counseling and support (NACS) patients to community-based economic strengthening services.
This fact sheet explains the importance of integrating economic strengthening and food security support into OVC programming and how the LIFT project can help build capacity of OVC program implementers in this regard.
This summary report highlights from the February 2012 State of the Art (SOTA) meeting on Nutrition Assessment, Counseling and Support.
The relationship between livelihoods and food security is complex and is influenced by a wide variety of factors that vary in importance across contexts and over time. This document presents a conceptual framework for integrating sustainable, market-driven livelihood strengthening into food security interventions. The purpose of the conceptual framework is to provide a common frame […]