Latest Updates

As many of you may have known, The TOPS Program award was slated to expire on 31 January 2018. As you can see, we are still here. I am happy to report that, after almost seven and a half years of delivering learning, capacity strengthening, stakeholder consultations and many other services, TOPS... Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is now accepting applications for the 2018 McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition program, which support feeding of school-aged children, reduces hunger, promotes literacy (especially for girls),... Read More
Food Security and Agriculture Core is a new, in-person course developed by USAID's Bureau for Food Security (BFS) that seeks to improve nutrition and resilience program development and implementation. It highlights BFS priorities and key approaches to meet requirements of the Global Food Security... Read More
Nutrition-sensitive agriculture is an important part of ending malnutrition through multi-sectoral action. The Accelerating Behavior Change in Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture online training is a one to two-day course for people who design and implement agriculture projects, including those focused... Read More
Two draft Food for Peace Information Bulletins (FFPIBs) are now available regarding the eligible uses of Internal Transportation, Storage, and Handling (ITSH) and Section 202(e) funds. Access the FFPIB on eligible uses of Section 202(e) and CDF for FFP awards here, and access the FFPIB on eligible... Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Food for Peace (FFP) is pleased to share with you the final fiscal year (FY) 2018 Annual Results Report (ARR) guidance. Please note that this year there is separate guidance for development and emergency/International Food... Read More
The TOPS Program hosted a Breastfeeding Seminar on May 9-11, 2017 to support a continued focus on protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding in the field. A video from interviews with participants is now available, along with new ntes documenting several sessions: Tuesday, May 9: Notes on... Read More
FFP's strategy calls for systems strengthening through increased Social Accountability. Social accountability approaches can be critical for sustaining improved access to essential services in education and health, public and private extension, financial services and social protection. Although... Read More
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for the FY 2018 Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement (LRP) program. Through the LRP program, USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) will work with partners to implement field-based projects in developing countries through... Read More
The European Union's (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on Friday, May 25, 2018. GDPR is a regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens. Please review our privacy policy to learn more about what information we collect... Read More

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