The Jameel Observatory is based at the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya, and is an international partnership led by the University of Edinburgh collaborating with the International Livestock Research Institute, Save the Children, the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Community Jameel.
The Jameel Observatory combines the local knowledge and concerns of communities facing on-the-ground threats of hunger with innovations in data science and humanitarian action; teaming up to devise solutions that can predict, prepare for and overcome climate-related food security and malnutrition challenges in dryland areas.
Anticipatory action to mitigate drought-induced crises: Tracking drought impacts and aid responses in Kenya and Somalia, 2020-2022 (Jameel Observatory, University of Edinburgh Global Academy on Agriculture and Food Systems, Save the Children, 2022-06)This report summarises lessons and insights from a study on anticipatory action and drought response in Kenya and Somalia. It focuses on anticipatory action , looking at how actors used climate forecasts and projections ...
(Jameel Observatory, Oxfam, Save the Children, 2022-05-18)In 2011, Somalia experienced a devastating famine that killed over a quarter of a million people. Afterwards, leaders in the region made a commitment to end drought emergencies by 2022. The international community sought ...
(University of Edinburgh, 2021-10)2 pager introducing the Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action
Notes from the first virtual community convening of the Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action, 28 September 2021 (University of Edinburgh, 2021-10)On 28 September 2021, the Jameel Observatory convened an informal virtual meeting with actors, partners, collaborators and stakeholders working on food security early action and climate change. Forty-five people from 20 ...
Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action: First virtual engagement event, 28 September 2021 (University of Edinburgh, 2021-09)Presented at the first Jameel Observatory virtual engagement event with stakeholders