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--Due to overwhelming response, applications are now closed and the training is full.-- International Medical Corps is hosting a Theory of Change Training, funded by a TOPS Micro Grant, on April 6 - 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Over the course of the 4-day training, TANGO International will guide... Read More
This program equips people working in international development and grassroots projects with the perspectives and skills needed to engage with communities in partnership to incorporate elements into the design of communities, smallholder farms and land with household agricultural production that... Read More
The revised list of USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) indicators are now available, as are the following documents: FFP Indicators Handbook Part I: Indicators for Baseline and Final Evaluation Surveys (Note that the handbook includes a Household Roster for surveys. The Excel file of the roster... Read More
April 9, 2015; Washington, DC Aflatoxin is a major issue in many USAID Food for Peace (FFP) project areas. We are continually learning more about aflatoxin’s impact on stunting, agriculture best practices to reduce aflatoxin levels, and ways to effectively integrate aflatoxin responses into our... Read More
The Technical References for FFP Development Food Assistance Projects have been revised, with an update to the Gender section to include additional information on required gender indicators and guidelines on budgeting for the project-level gender analysis.  View the revised document here. Please... Read More
The TOPS team is assembling a booklet summarizing the Small Grant Program that many of you have been involved with over the past 4 1/2 years, and we request your input. Especially welcome would be photos, quotes from people describing their experience with small grant-generated resources,... Read More
Design for Resilience in Smallholder Farming Systems: Symposium and Consultation on Agroecological Principles, Design and Practice January 21 – 22, 2015; Washington, DC TOPS is hosting this two-day event that will allow sharing around principles, design and practices for building resilience in... Read More
The next TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh in March 2015.  This meeting will be an opportunity for practitioners and donors to explore activities and approaches that lead to lasting successes in food security.  Please let us know your thoughts about... Read More
TANGO International is leading a study on behalf of the CGIAR research program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH), led by IFPRI, to identify the best ways to conduct, present and disseminate research and evaluation results on integrated agriculture-nutrition programming. The goal is to... Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Food for Peace (FFP), is seeking your comments on the guidance on Annual Results Report (ARR). For FY 2014 results reporting, FFP has revised the ARR guidance to improve the overall quality and consistency of information... Read More

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