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The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is a global partnership of more than 50 humanitarian actors engaged in policy, practice and research within cash transfer programming. CaLP provides capacity building, practical research, advocacy, and networking/coordination resources to support the appropriate... Read More
The TOPS Program's due date for receipt of concept paper applications under the Program Improvement Award (PIA) RFA is fast approaching. To be considered for review under Round 1, Concept Papers should be sent to tops.smallgrant@savechildren.org on or before the due date January 31, 2016.
This open access supplement includes 9 papers describing the background, rationale, methods, design, formative research, and analysis of the Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) trial. View the supplement here.  Also available within the supplementary material (see pages S697, S708... Read More
Have you seen the new resource videos in the FSN Network Resource Library? These short videos, which provide additional context about resources, are created by people who played a significant role in developing, researching, and/or writing the resource. Adding a video to your resource page can ... Read More
USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) Director Dina Esposito will be Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for the DCHA Bureau for the next four months, starting on March 1, 2016. FFP Deputy Director Matt Nims will take up Acting Director responsibilities. Dina Esposito will continue to oversee FFP... Read More
The East and Southern Africa Regional TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting will take place in Uganda in September, 2016.  If there is enough interest, we hope to host a Theory of Change (ToC) workshop the week immediately following the event.  Please submit a brief survey by March 22, 2016 so... Read More
The DRAFT Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) Request for Applications (RFA) is now available.  Please note that the overall purpose of the DRAFT RFA is for applications from U.S. private voluntary organizations and international organizations for the transportation,... 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
The USAID Regional Food for Peace Office in East Africa is developing a Lessons Learned/Best Practices document for asset creation activities--food and cash for assets--focusing on activities implemented in East and Southern Africa.  The Regional Office would like to review existing Lessons Learned... Read More
The Office of Food for Peace’s (FFP) Annual Results Report (ARR) guidance for FY 2015 results reporting and its associated templates are now available: ARR Guidance Unique and Direct Participant Tables Template Technical Sectors Tracking Table Template SAPQ Indicator Templates The ARR is an annual... Read More

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