System Strengthening and Institutionalization Lead -- USAID Food for Peace Kenya Development Food Security Activity (DFSA)This position is contingent upon grant and candidate approvals by the donor.
CRS will be submitting a proposal in response to the 2019 USAID Food for Peace (FFP) Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) Request for Applications (RFA).
CRS Kenya will serve as the prime on the application and will develop the proposal in consortium with other international non-governmental organizations, local implementing partners and international/national research institutions.
The overarching goal of this multi-sectoral activit y is to sustainably reduce levels of acute malnutrition in Kenya's ASALs, focusing on Isiolo, Marsabit, Samburu and Turkana counties.
Devolution and economic progress in Kenya have provided a unique opportunity to develop effective, sustainable, and scalable approaches that can be institutionalized and taken over by relevant public service delivery systems.
The estimated timeframe for this program is October 1, 2019 -- September 30, 2024.
The activity will be implemented in two phases:
Phase I (1.5-2 years) Research, test approaches and collaboratively design a context-sensitive, multi-sectoral activity that sustainably reduces acute malnutrition.
Phase II (3- 3.5 years): Activity Implementation and System and Institutional Strengthening