Canadian Foodgrains Bank – Institutional Support 2016-2020

Reporting Organization:Canadian Foodgrains Bank
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 125,000,000
Timeframe: July 14, 2016 - March 31, 2021
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Region - Total Budget Allocation

Sub-Saharan Africa - $ 37,462,500.00 (29.97%)

South America - $ 28,700,000.00 (22.96%)

Southeast Asia - $ 13,750,000.00 (11.00%)

Central America - $ 12,550,000.00 (10.04%)

South Asia - $ 11,250,000.00 (9.00%)

East Asia - $ 10,000,000.00 (8.00%)

Central Asia - $ 6,250,000.00 (5.00%)

North Africa - $ 5,037,500.00 (4.03%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Nutrition (2 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Humanitarian Response (98 %)

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This grant represents Canada’s 2016-2020 institutional support for the Canadian Foodgrains Bank’s (CFGB) response to humanitarian crises around the world. The CFGB uses these funds, along with other donations, to achieve its mandate of reducing hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. Canada’s support to CFGB helps provide food assistance to ease the suffering of people in emergency and acute hunger situations worldwide and help communities rebuild their livelihoods. Canada and CFGB have been feeding hungry people, saving lives and building livelihoods around the world over thirty years.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Newborns Older adults, women Older adults, men
Descriptors: Refugees
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Beneficiaries received agriculture and livelihoods activities
Beneficiaries received cash-based nutrition assistance
Beneficiaries received food assistance
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) stabilized and increased immediate consumption of food by hunger affected individuals and households; (2) improved dietary quality and nutrition practices and reduction of disease among hunger-affected individuals and households; (3) protected or strengthened productive, sustainable and resilient livelihoods of hunger-affected individuals and households; (4) improvements in national and international public policies that contribute to reducing hunger; and (5) increased awareness and knowledge of Canadian on issues related to global hunger. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crises or acute food insecurity.

Achieved Results

Results achieved by the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) through the support of the Government of Canada and private donations from Canadians as of July 2018 include: 1) provision of Cad $21.6M in food assistance to 309,000 beneficiaries in 16 countries; 2) provision of Cad $1.8M in cash-based nutrition programming for 123,000 beneficiaries in 7 countries; and 3) provision of Cad $6.5M in agriculture and livelihoods activities benefitting 268,000 people in 18 countries. These results were achieved through 80 projects on three continents. For example, CFGB responded to the Rohingya crisis by providing Cad $1.01M in food assistance to 26,250 vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh.


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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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