SCALE is an initiative funded by USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) to enhance the impact, sustainability and scalability of FFP-funded agriculture, natural resource management and off-farm livelihoods activities in emergency and development contexts. SCALE is implemented by Mercy Corps in collaboration with Save the Children.

Important Deadlines!

Submit your research proposal by July 31 for the SCALE Evidence of Impact Technical Support initiative. SCALE is collecting research proposals from implementing partners funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP), with the aim of building the evidence base for interventions at the intersection of agriculture and the management of water resources. To access more info, click here.



SCALE partners with food security implementers and the broader research community to capture, generate, apply and share knowledge to foster more resilient agricultural systems and enhance income opportunities for the world’s most vulnerable.



SCALE consists of a core team of Agriculture and Natural Resource Management advisors based in London and Washington, DC.


Click here to view resources in the FSN Network library related to the SCALE technical areas.

SCALE is constantly expanding this collection of tools, guides and other materials, please contact us if you have any recommendations.