Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Monday, March 27, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day)
Bangkok, Thailand
​Connexus Corporation is working with USAID, CRS and Chemonics International to organize a two-day learning event, which will raise awareness of the changing demographics impacting global demand and supply of food, and highlight how food systems are transforming, linking rural to urban markets, and responding to changing food preferences, especially in urban areas of developing countries. In 2017, we will highlight the multiple ways in which the... More
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Johannesburg, South Africa
Advancing community health is central to achieving sustainable development and universal primary healthcare. The foundations of community health within the context of primary health care are increasingly recognized as crucial components of national policies and strategies to accelerate progress in health. We need to further integrate community health approaches into national and local health policy and systems in order to achieve the Sustainable... More
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenya
“Reducing food losses and waste: Sustainable solutions for Africa” is the theme of the first All Africa Post Harvest Congress and Exhibition. The conference will be March 28-31 in Nairobi, Kenya. The event will address aspects of postharvest management related to perishable crops, perishable animal products, non-perishable food commodities, capacity development, and related social issues that affect postharvest management. Learn more and... More
TOPS Event
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)
Washington, DC
The TOPS Program and CARE International are pleased to announce an expanded Gender Equity and Diversity for Social and Behavioral Change capacity building workshop. This highly participatory workshop includes material from the previous workshop plus additional new content.  The workshop will increase your own understanding of gender equity and diversity and help you to promote lasting change with your teams and in partnership with communities. ... More
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
This webinar highlights the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project’s content adaptation guide, Making Content Meaningful. The guide outlines a framework with key steps and questions for consideration, accompanied by activity sheets and illustrative examples to guide users in making informed decisions in the content adaptation process. This webinar is for anyone working in the health and development sectors interested in taking advantage of... More
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
The Sahel region of Niger is characterized by rural poverty and undernutrition, exacerbated by chronic climate extremes and associated crop failures. SPRING has been been working to support a number of USAID-implementing partners in promoting the adoption of high-impact maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) and hygiene behaviors aimed to reduce endemic malnutrition and stunting in this context. In 2015, SPRING introduced an... More
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, March 30, 2017 (All day)
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Building on American ingenuity, international expertise, and historic bipartisan support for food security programming, the United States can help lead struggling nations from instability to prosperity and turn frontier markets into thriving partners. Cochaired by Douglas Bereuter, president emeritus of The Asia Foundation, and Dan Glickman, former secretary of the US Department of Agriculture, this year's symposium will showcase the best of... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC
The Commodity Management (CM) Toolkit is a one-stop operational reference guide for commodity management practitioners. It consists of two integrated components: a set of interactive process flow map and a collection of 147 tools. The CM Toolkit explains the complex process of commodity management in simple, easy to understand steps. It can be used as a training primer for new staff who are learning the basics of commodity management as well as... More
Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)
National Press Club 529 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20045
Critical issues related to gender disparity and bias must be examined by sound studies. Drawing upon its high-quality global data sources and analytical expertise, Elsevier is developing a comprehensive new report, Gender in the Global Research Landscape, as an evidence-based examination of the outputs, quality, and impact of research worldwide through a gender lens and as a vehicle for understanding the role of gender within the structure of... More
Monday, April 3, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 7, 2017 (All day)
Portland, Oregon
The aim of this five (5) day face-to-face training is to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of humanitarian organisations' practitioners for cash transfer technical design and quality. This course targets technical or operational staff responsible for leading and overseeing the design and monitoring of cash transfer programs (CTP). This group might include technical specialists from many sectors, including but not limited to... More