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Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Washington, DC
Join us for our first stakeholder listening session focused on the Food for Peace DFSA final evaluations Are we getting as much out of the evaluations as we should? How can we leverage the tremendous wealth of data and evidence generated by final evaluation exercises for better programming results? IDEAL invites you to participate in our first stakeholder listening session focused on the final evaluations of Food for Peace-funded development... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
This event has already taken place. Recording and background documents are now available.
Recording and Presentation Slides A recording of the PRO-WASH 'Being Fit for Purpose' webinar can be found here. Presentations given by Dr. Nada Abdelmagid and Peter Nyamoko are also available for download.  Resources Groupe URD and the Global WASH Cluster Synthesis of WASH Sector Emergency Response Capacity Description of Webinar The changing nature of humanitarian crises has placed high expectations on the aid system, which is now called on to... More
Webinar
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Overview Every year NGOs, bilateral/multilateral donors, and host governments spend hundreds of million dollars through emergency and development programs to improve food and nutrition security outcomes among the most vulnerable communities.  That funding is often highly restricted and earmarked for important activities that ensure families don’t go to bed hungry; but this can leave field-level implementing partners with limited flexible... More
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 1:00pm
Online
Multiple Dates: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:00 - 2:00 pm EDT Wednesday,  July 17, 2019 7:00 - 8:00 am EDT Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:00 - 10:00 pm EDT Overview Want to learn more about IDEAL? Join our webinar to hear about the activity, what we aim to achieve, and how you can engage with us in the future. You will be able to hear from the IDEAL team and pose questions during a Q & A session. The Implementer-led Design, Evidence, Analysis &... More
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 (All day) to Friday, July 12, 2019 (All day)
Multiple
SDSN Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems is organizing a fully online e-conference on the fall armyworm (FAW) outbreak in Asia. Since the arrival of FAW in Asia last year, we would like to take stock of what we know about the FAW outbreak in Asia, how we can respond and what we could learn from the African experience. Register today to join this free online conference! Subscribing allows you to participate in the daily live sessions with... More
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 3:00pm
Washington, DC
In the late 1960's, when the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) began to invest in nutrition, work on nutrition in an international context was just beginning, with little known about the causes, consequences, and solutions for undernutrition. Since then, there has been much improvement in nutrition globally. Through close collaboration with partners, host-country governments, and the nutrition community as a whole, USAID has... More
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Online
The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we eat all rely on biodiversity – but the demands of a growing population and the practices of unsustainable agriculture are compromising access to humanity’s most basic needs. This was the message from two recent reports launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations' (FAO) publications: Biodiversity for Sustainable Agriculture and The State of the World’s Biodiversity... More
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Online
Agroforestry contributes to farmers' livelihoods and the ability to adapt to our changing climate. Agroforestry also sequesters carbon, contributing to climate change mitigation, but how much? Over a third (59 of 147) of developing countries have proposed agroforestry as a climate change mitigation activity to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). While countries have the ambition to expand agroforestry, their... More
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am
Online
The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is the continental plan for agricultural transformation launched in 2003 by African countries to reduce poverty and increase food security on the continent.  In 2013, African Heads of State re-committed to seven high-level goals and principles, called the Malabo Declaration, that span issues, policies, and programs relevant to agricultural transformation in Africa, including food... More
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:30am
Online
On behalf of the USG Global Nutrition Coordination Plan, the 1000 Days and Nutrition & Infectious Disease Subgroups would like to invite you to the following webinar: The Intersection of 1000 Days and Nutrition & Infectious Diseases: the nexus of pediatric nutrition, immunology, and infection and the implications of their interactions.   Webinar Agenda: Recent RCTs of WASH for child stunting: the hypothesis tested, the results, and the... More
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Are you working with logistics/supply chains and supporting the implementation of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) programs? Or are you a manager/headquarter staff who support teams that design and implement CVA programs?    If so, please join TOPS and Save the Children for a webinar that will discuss cash and voucher assistance programming and the role logistics and supply chains play in it.   By the end of the webinar participants should be... More
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Washington, DC
Want to learn more about IDEAL? Join us on June 6 from 2 – 4 pm at the National Press Club in Washington, DC for a launch of this brand new five-year knowledge-sharing activity funded by USAID/Food for Peace. You’ll meet with IDEAL team members who will talk about upcoming plans and answer your questions. There will be time at the end of the event to network and enjoy light refreshments. The Implementer-led Design, Evidence, Analysis &... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
Washington, DC
Join USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) for a training on Net-Map and learn easy to apply tools for understanding influence, social systems, context and political economy. Participants will practice mapping out stakeholder networks based on cases from their own experience and develop plans for applying Net-Map and Network Pattern Cards in their context moving forward. Net-map tools have been applied by USAID, World Bank, DFID, and others... More
Webinar
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:30am to 10:00am
The USG Global Nutrition Coordination Plan’s Micronutrient Delivery Platforms sub-group invites you to join an interactive learning exchange with practitioners and researchers on the dynamic topic of biofortification. Mark your calendar for May 22 at 8:30 am EST. Should you have a conflict, the session will be recorded. Learning objectives: To improve understanding of biofortification, including its history, evidence for impact, and current and... More
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, May 9, 2019 (All day)
Washington, DC
Registration for this event is now CLOSED. All participants will be contacted directly with any event updates. In 2015, The TOPS Program sparked a rich two-day conversation on resilient agriculture amongst participants from multiple agencies and USAID offices. Together, participants exchanged knowledge on agroecological principles, designs, methodologies and practices for enhancing smallholder farming systems (highlights here). Four years on, we... More
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm
Washington, DC
The 2017–2018 Annual Trends and Outlook Report: Boosting Growth to End Hunger by 2025—The Role of Social Protection takes an in-depth look at the state of social protection in Africa. Seminar speakers will discuss findings and recommendations on successful implementation, filling knowledge gaps, and policy implications for the design and roll-out of social protection programs in Africa. The report is produced by the Regional Strategic Analysis... More
Webinar
Thursday, May 2, 2019 (All day)
Online
Soybean Innovation Lab Researchers’ Kathleen Ragsdale, Mary Read-Wahidi, and Gina Rico Méndez will co-present with implementing partner Mawuli Asigbee on issues related to land tenure, access, and rights. Drawing on their work in Ghana with men and women soybean producers, the panelists will explore how to frame research questions to examine land rights issues central to gender responsive agricultural development. Register and acess more... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:00am
This event has already taken place. Recording and background documents are now available.
Recording and Discussion Notes A recording of the PRO-WASH webinar, Having Your Say: Sharing Your Organization’s Experience Implementing Food for Peace WASH Programming webinar can be found here. Resources Presentation of PRO-WASH Desk-Mapping Results Summary of Webinar Join PRO-WASH and USAID/Food for Peace (FFP) to kick-off our Year 2 Workplan through an interactive and engaging webinar focusing on sharing your organization’s experience... More
Friday, April 12, 2019 (All day)
Washington, DC
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites you to a public meeting on their FY 2019 Notice of Funding Opportunities for the Food for Progress, McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition, and Local and Regional Procurement Programs. This will be an informational session to discuss application requirements, technical areas of focus, priority countries and regions, and address any questions for applicants.... More
Conference
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, April 11, 2019 (All day)
West Lafayette, IN
The Ending Global Hunger Colloquium will be a two-day event, bringing together front-line hunger-fighters and advocates of the global hunger agenda, as well as faculty, staff, students, and community members, to participate in a serious dialogue assessing the state of the fight against global hunger, and discuss opportunities to find lasting solutions towards ending hunger and poverty. With a mix of thought-provoking speakers, and engaging... More

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