Country Assessments

Under the first iteration of LIFT (2009-2013), the team conducted several in-depth field assessments to determine opportunities for improving economic strengthening and livelihoods activities:

DRC Assessment

September 2011  | The Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC Assessment Report (PDF)   |   DRC Assessment Brief (PDF)

In 2011, the United States Agency for International Development in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (USAID/DRC) allocated $2 million in PEPFAR funds for food and nutrition activities related to people living with HIV and orphans and vulnerable children. At the request of USAID/DRC, FHI 360’s Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance II Project (FANTA-2) and […]

Ethiopia Assessment

April 2011  | Ethiopia

Ethiopia Assessment Report (PDF)   |   Ethiopia Assessment Brief (PDF)

In August and September 2010, on request from the USAID/PEPFAR Ethiopia office, the LIFT project conducted an assessment of economic strengthening (ES) activities within the office’s HIV/AIDS portfolio. This report contains the findings of this assessment, together with recommendations for USAID/PEPFAR Ethiopia to support program activities. The goal of this assessment was to help mitigate […]

Namibia Assessment

May 2010  | Namibia

Namibia Assessment Report (PDF)   |   Namibia Assessment Brief (PDF)

In 2010, the LIFT project conducted a food security and livelihood assessment in Namibia oriented towards people living with HIV/AIDS. The objectives of the field assessment were to: Identify and analyze activities with the highest potential for livelihood and economic strengthening Assess how Food by Prescription (FBP) can be complemented with longer-term livelihood approaches Identify […]

Swaziland Assessment

March 2011  | Swaziland

Swaziland Assessment Report (PDF)   |   Swaziland Assessment Brief (PDF)

In December 2010, on request from the USAID/Swaziland Mission, the LIFT project conducted an assessment of opportunities for improving the impact of PEPFAR-funded economic strengthening programs for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, particularly orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The goal of this assessment was to improve the programming for HIV/AIDS-affected families, especially those […]