Livelihoods, Food and Nutrition Security

Food security, Livelihoods and Nutrition Working Group Background 

The Dóchas Livelihoods, Food & Nutrition Security Working Group offers a forum for Irish NGOs and other civil society stakeholders working on related issues. The group aims to build on the expertise of its members and their strategic partnerships with Irish civil society and with Southern organisations and networks. Group meetings provide a space for members to reflect on issues pertaining to their work in the sector. The group ultimately wants to strengthen the effectiveness of Irish actors to support resilience in livelihoods, food and nutrition security.


Concern Worldwide, GoalGorta - Self Help AfricaKimmage DSCTrócaire, Vita, and World Vision Ireland

Current focus

  • ­ To promote the links between research, policy development and practice;
  • ­ To enhance technical sharing in Ireland to enhance programming at the grassroots level;
  • ­ To influence policy change in Ireland, and in Europe and Worldwide through engagement with Irish representatives and others as opportunity arises.

Publications and other work


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