Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 81.4K

Start Date: 2013-03-01

End Date: 2013-04-14


Team Members

Syed Muhammad Sardar Ali
(Assignment Manager)
Zulfiqar ul Mulk
(Qualitative Expert)
Hammad Rehman
(Assignment Coordinator)
Sajid Siddique
(Team Leader)
Munir Ahmad
(Quantitative Expert)

Project Description

UNWFP was one of the largest humanitarian agencies providing relief food assistance to people in the worst affected districts. After the relied phase, UNWFP supported the affected people in the rehabilitation of their livelihood and restoring the critical infrastructure and assets. This enabled a large number of targeted communities to meet their food needs and helped them in augmenting their livelihoods. UNWFP also supported the communities in the implementation of disaster risk reduction activities in order to offset the effects if any future disasters. UNWFP now intended to conduct “Evaluation of WFP Pakistan Floods Early Recovery Livelihood and Disaster Risk Reduction Activities through Cash for Work and Food for Work.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firms included: a desk review of existing literature; development of both qualitative and quantitative data collection tools; analysis and report writing.  Firm mobilized and trained 52 field researchers and 26 supervisors.  Data from 3052 households and 205 FGDs were collected for related indicators.  Data was conducted to assess WFP’s contribution in terms of cash and/or food basket, to assess restoration in livelihoods of people, to determine efficacy and effectiveness of food and cash, to assess the appropriateness of key interventions, to calculate the impact in terms

of food security, involvement of community in needs assessment, to prepare 20 quality case studies, to determine sustainability of the assets created at household and community level.  Data entered in CSPro, results were compiled in SPSS and analysis carried out through triangulation technique.  Key findings and recommendations were provided in reports and presentation.