Livelihood development is critical in a post-conflict situation as in Southern Sudan. Returning from camps, a good portion of these internally displaced people are facing lack of employment opportunities along with acute shortage of basic services. In an effort to design an effective approach the extreme poor population of southern Sudan, BRAC Southern Sudan has collaborated with World Food Program (WFP) to experiment its development program known as Food for Training and Income Generation (FFTIG), which aims to offer an integrated package of food distribution, skill development and savings & credit opportunities to support resettlement of displaced poor of south Sudan.
A baseline survey was conducted to record benchmark information regarding key livelihood pattern of the beneficiary and non-beneficiary and help program to craft an intervention which can successfully create sustainable livelihood for the vulnerable women in southern Sudan. The results are presented in this report.
Anon. Baseline report on Food distribution, skill development, and financial services: An evaluation of BRAC South Sudan’s FFTIG program. (2008) 15 pp.