Topic outline

  • Resilience measurement and analysis are critical for formulating evidence-based policy, programmes and investments for food security. This course provides an overview of the Resilience Index Measurement and Analysis (RIMA), a methodology that enables a rigorous analysis of how households cope with shocks and stressors.

      • System Requirements

        The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox. 

        The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed. 

        • Audience

          The course is aimed at programme designers and implementers, M&E officers, policy makers and all those who want to learn how RIMA can support programme and policy development to reinforce households’ resilience to food insecurity.

          • You will learn about

            • How RIMA can support programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
            • How the resilience capacity index (RCI) of a household is calculated by measuring the presence of factors influencing resilience.
            • How to collect the data required to build the RCI through the RIMA questionnaire.
            • How to interpret and communicate the results of the analysis.

            • Course structure

              The course consists of 4 sections, ranging from approximately 10 to 15 minutes duration each:

              • Section 1 - What is RIMA?
              • Section 2 - The resilience capacity index (RCI)
              • Section 3 - What data are needed?
              • Section 4 - Interpreting and communicating results

              • Partners

                  EU (European Union)  GNAFC (Global Network Against Food Crises)

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