What is FFA?
The most food insecure people often live in degraded landscapes.
Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of the most popular food-insecure people's
The concept is simple: women and men receive cash or food-based transfers to address their immediate food needs, while they build gold Boosting the effects of shocks, increasing food productivity, and resilience resilience to natural disasters.
Gender is central to the purpose, delivery and results of FFA programming, and has the potential to promote shared power, control of resources, and decision-making between women and men. FFA
FFA Types of Activities
Restoration and diversification of agricultural, FFA pastoral, and fisheries potential;
Community access to markets, social services, and infrastructure (schools, granaries, etc.);
Capacity building related to creation, management, and maintenance of assets by communities and government;
Asset Impact Monitoring System (AIMS) project for Central America's Dry Corridor:
Using satellite imagery and landscape monitoring techniques to monitor the positive changes of FFA activities.
various types of FFA activities identified with communities and aligned with the government interventions, fortifying each other's im pact.
2018 achievements in the region
In 2018, more than 230,000 people directly benefited from FFA programs in 7 countries.
Key 2018 achievements include:
5,500 hectares of land rehabilitated
290 water ponds, shallow w ells, and fish ponds built
155 kilometers of feeder roads constructed or repaired
5,800 social or community infrastructure assets constructed or rebuilt.