Half Day Awareness Raising Session

LEGS is an independent initiative that aims to improve the quality and livelihoods impact of livestock-related projects in humanitarian situations.

Half-Day Awareness Raising Session

Half-Day Awareness Raising Session

LEGS has developed a half-day awareness-raising session targeted at humanitarian donors, policy makers, decision makers and programme developers.

The aims of the session are to:

  • raise awareness about the purpose and contents of LEGS
  • share information on LEGS activities
  • give a taste of the LEGS training process

What is Included

  • A presentation on the background to LEGS
  • An exercise from the LEGS training on distinguishing between standards, key indicators and guidance notes
  • An exercise on livelihoods and the impact of disasters (slow and rapid onset) on livestock
  • An exercise to complete a PRIM (Participatory Response Identification Matrix) in groups in response to a case study emergency
  • Discussion on the current LEGS training programme and future activities

This Session Has Been Delivered to:

  • European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO)
  • the European Commission (EC) delegation in Nairobi
  • ECHO and EC in Brussels
  • the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome
  • New Zealand Aid and NGO staff in Wellington
  • Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) staff in Washington, DC
  • the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) staff in Geneva
  • FAO and other international agency staff in Panama City
For more information or to request a half-day session, please contact the LEGS Training Coordinator.