Conflict Analysis: South Kivu and Tanganyika Provinces Project, DRC (November 2017)
Léon Irenge, Search for Common Ground
To address the underlying causes of livelihood insecurity in DRC, in the provinces of South Kivu and Tanganyika, Food for the Hungry (FH) in partnership with Search For Common Ground (Search) under funding from USAID as part of its Development Food Security Activity, have developed phase II of the five-year (2017-2021) Tuendelee Pamoja (TP) project, which aims to improve food security, and improve the health and nutritional status of targeted vulnerable populations in both provinces.
The project also aims to give participants the skills needed to address conflict in their communities and to improve the functional literacy of women and men, especially youth; providing them with livelihoods other than agriculture, thus increasing their household incomes. The project is being implemented in the provinces of South Kivu (Kaziba and Mubumbano Health Zones) and Tanganyika (Moba and Kalemie Health Zones, as well as Kabalo and Nyunzu for for conflict prevention activities).
The overall objective is to improve the food and nutrition security and economic well-being of vulnerable households in South Kivu and Tanganyika.