FAO of the United Nations, Rome Headquarters


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 188K

Start Date: 2011-05-30

End Date: 2011-08-30


Team Members

(Assignment Manager)
Yasir Majeed
(National Coordinator)
Dr. L.A Hijazi
(Senior Consultant)
Ahmed Afzal
(Technical Expert)
4 provincial coordinators based in Sindh, Punjab and KPK.

Project Description

The objective of the detailed livelihood assessment was to refine and where necessary refocus ongoing early recovery programs and projects by building on the gap analysis. To estimate the likely implications of renewed flooding in 2011 for on-going Early Recovery activities and development of a common Early Recovery rural livelihood and food security baseline for flood-affected districts. The DLA was meant to answer a large number of important questions concerning the impact of assistance so far received by households, the current vulnerability/resilience of livelihood, and the likely impacts of monsoon flooding in 2011 on recovery.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided were the provision of support services for a thorough assessment of the impact of 2010 floods on the livelihoods of 28 districts of KP, Punjab, Sindh, and Baluchistan and the opportunities and capacity for livelihood recovery at the household, community, and local economy level. Key services provided by the firm included;

  1. Provision of one team leader in support of the FAO Emergency and Rehabilitation Coordination Unit in Islamabad for the logistic coordination of DLA survey which will be undertaken in the four provinces of KP, Punjab, Sindh, and Baluchistan.
  2. Provision of four province-based support staff for the collection and review of secondary information as relevant for the target districts, technical supervision of the survey teams
  3. Provision of technical services for data entry and data analysis services to be performed at central level as well as review and disaggregation/relay of secondary information in support to the 28 districts livelihood zoning to the four respected provinces.

Besides these technical services firm also provided 10 data collection teams and 08 field monitors, to be embedded in existing teams from FAO and other DLA partners to complement existing capacity.