Food Security and Nutrition Network

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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
On April 22, 2015, TOPS hosted a review and feedback session on a new draft toolkit, "Aligning Budgets for Implementing Environmental Compliance Safeguards in USAID Development Food Assistance Programs," from USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA)’s Bureau... Read More
USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, in collaboration with UNICEF, is hosting virtual Pre-Submission Conferences for the Integrating Community Health Annual Program Statement (APS-OAA-15-00004) and Addendum #1, Community Health Workers Programming (APS-OAA-15-000005).   Pre-Submission Conference Quick... Read More
TOPS is pleased to announce the release of a new Request for Applications for Program Improvement Awards (PIA) through the TOPS Small Grant Program. As in past years, the TOPS PIA small grants program prioritizes collaboration, promising practices, capacity building, enhanced quality, continuous... Read More

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