Food Security Cluster Coordination Meeting Satkhira DATE TIME VENUE CHAIR FACILITATOR Thursday, 5 April, 2012 10:00 Satkhira DC Office Deputy Commissioner, Satkhira Syed S. Arefeen, Head of Southern Operations, WFP The Food Security Cluster Key Achievements to date: Food Security Cluster Bangladesh Website all relevant documents (including links to LCG DER website, FSC contact lists, meeting minutes from Satkhira and Dhaka, maps, assessment tools and reports etc.) available: http://foodsecuritycluster.org/bangladesh FSC Directory – up to date directories of all key actors in the area of FS / Livelihoods have been consolidated. FSC 3W Matrix – Who is doing What and Where prepared. The FSC 3W tool allows one to filter according to NGO/agency and more importantly to location (district) to get a sense of the capacity to respond in a given district. Available on the FSC website. FSC Map – based on the 3W Matrix, the cluster is working on a mapping exercise to map out key NGOs / agencies and implementing partners with ongoing food security related projects per district and therefore of pre-disaster capacity per district. FSC Assessment Checklist – the cluster has prepared an FSC check list providing a time frame for a rapid assessment. This is to help the FSC divide its work load whilst highlighting the key steps the cluster should follow in case of emergency. Available on the FSC website. Common Assessment Tools – The cluster group in Dhaka has agreed to form a technical working group on assessments, led by FAO and WFP, during April which will work on common assessment tools. Some tools have already been produced and are available on the FSC website. FSC Way Forward – the FSC will, in close coordination with LCG DER, 1) continue to work on the mapping and 3W exercise, 2) maintain the common information platform (FSC website), 3) form a small technical working group to focus on assessment tools and 4) prepare and circulate a draft cluster terms of reference (TOR). Monthly FSC coordination and information exchanging meetings planned to take place monthly in both Satkhira and Dhaka.