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WCC 2012 Res 106 - Activity Report

General Information
IUCN Constituent: 
IUCN Constituent type: 
IUCN Secretariat
Period covered: 
Geographic scope: 
In implementing this Resolution your organization has worked/consulted with...
IUCN Members: 
African Wildlife Foundation - Kenya HQ ( AWF ) / Kenya
IUCN Commissions: 
IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy 2013-2016 (CEESP)
IUCN Secretariat: 
Other non-IUCN related organisations: 
SNV Tanzania
Indicate and briefly describe any actions that have been carried out to implement this Resolution: 
Convene stakeholders/NetworkingIUCN, AWF and other partners are working in the SUSTAIN-Africa initiative to convene a Green Business Innovation Hub, which will convene actors to identify options to reconcile small scale and local scale food production.
Education/Communication/Raising awarenessIUCN Secretariat and CEESP collaborated to publish two papers reviewing the role of ecosystems in food security, including contributions of wild species.
Field activitiesIUCN Secretariat and AWF are working in partnership to implement demonstration actions in the SUSTAIN-Africa to improve food security through (inter alia) ecosystem management, in a range of landscapes in Tanzania, with expansion into Mozambique underway.
Please report on the result /achievement of the actions taken: 
A published framework on ecosystem services and food security is guiding further development of IUCN's engagement with food security. Demonstration actions linking food security an ecosystem management are underway in 4 landscapes in Tanzania. The first convening of the Green Business Innovation Hub, including large and small-scale food producers, is expected in late 2015.
What challenges have you encountered in implementing this Resolution and what measures have you taken to overcome them?: 
Further development of efforts for fundraising on food security, although this requires up front investment, which is currently not available.
Identify and briefly describe what future actions are planned for the implementation of this Resolution: 
Future ActionDescription
FundraisingFurther fundraising for the SUSTAIN-Africa initiative.