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Review of Existing Approaches, Methods and Tools Used by Humanitarian Agencies to Measure Livelihoods, Food Insecurity and Vulnerability in Urban Contexts


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Resource type:Programme/project reviews
Keywords:Evaluation-related, Food and nutrition, Food security, Livelihoods, Monitoring, Urban
Agency:Oxfam, WFP - World Food Programme
Author(s):Creti, P.
Date published:July 2010

This review has been commissioned by WFP and Oxfam GB with the aim of providing an overview and analysis of existing assessment approaches, tools and indicators used to measure livelihoods, food insecurity and vulnerability in urban contexts1. This review attempts to bring together the experiences and guidance from a variety of agencies and propose recommendations to carry these findings forward into concrete assessment guidance. It aims at supporting and facilitating further discussions and decisions within the commissioning agencies concerning the adaptation of their assessment approaches to urban contexts.

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