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Featured PRO-WASH
Monday, October 14, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, October 15, 2019 (All day)
Dakar, Senegal
The conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions. Applying a food systems lens, this two-day learning event will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in rural development, sustainable agriculture, water sanitation, health and nutrition, including representatives from the  private sector, governments, donors and development practitioners to discuss the “tough nuts” related... More
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
About the Webinar The IDEAL Small Grant Program is soliciting $100,000 Program Improvement Award (PIA) applications from food and nutrition security practitioners for project ideas, achievable within a twelve-month timeframe that will contribute to improved quality of design and implementation of activities targeting vulnerable populations affected by food insecurity. These projects will address a gap in knowledge that is of importance to the... More
Featured SCALE
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:00am
Please join experts from the Nobo Jatra program (World Vision, Bangladesh) and Sabal program (Save the Children, Nepal) as they delve into market-based approaches to alternative livelihoods within USAID/Food for Peace (FFP) initiatives. From Theories of Change to technical approaches, listen to practical experiences, successes, and challenges in engaging the private sector and working with women and youth in these two contexts. The webinar will... More
Thursday, September 26, 2019 (All day)
London, England
From the poorest nations of the world to the poorest areas of the world’s richest countries, there are people who go hungry. In fact, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, there are an estimated 795 million people suffering from chronic undernourishment. That represents a harrowing 13% or nearly one in eight people in developing countries. While this is an improvement over the last two decades, despite continued... More
Monday, September 23, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, September 24, 2019 (All day)
Rome, Italy
This two day meeting, presented by PULSUS, is going to incorporate enlightening symposiums & workshops from established experts of the field,exceptional keynote sessions. The meeting for this year will revolve around the theme “Exploration and Evolution in the Field of Nutrition and Food Science” thus relaying the most cutting edge Findings in the field of Nutrition. Learn more and register here.
Thursday, September 12, 2019 (All day)
Save the Children, 899 North Capitol St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Overview REAL partners, USAID staff, implementing organizations, analysts and policy makers gathered in a day-long workshop to discuss unique resilience evidence emerging from the Horn of Africa and how the findings can be applied for programming. The workshop mainly focused on evaluations from two key projects: the Partnership for Resilience and Economic Growth (PREG) in Kenya, and the Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement and Market... More
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
Washington, DC
Learn straightforward, easy-to-apply tools for understanding the social systems, contexts and political economies that impact our work. Net-Map is an interview-based mapping tool that helps people understand, visualize, discuss, and improve situations in which many different actors influence outcomes. The tools, developed by the trainer Eva Schiffer have been applied by USAID, World Bank, DFID and others in project planning, evaluations and... More
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 4:30pm
Melbourne, Australia
The Global Food Innovation Summit brings thousands of innovators together from over the world to build a better food system for all. In Melbourne, it will take place alongside Global Table, a dynamic new business event that connects global industry leaders, innovators, corporates and governments who are committed to transforming the food industry through innovation, investment, and trade in Australasia. Startups will, therefore, have the... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Sunday, September 1, 2019 (All day) to Friday, September 6, 2019 (All day)
Global interest in water has increased rapidly in recent years. Many water issues are high on the political agenda, whether it concerns the lack of access to safe water and sanitation or the increase in water‐related disasters due to floods and droughts. This challenge must be addressed by management and policy decisions informed by science and engineering knowledge that is relevant, credible, and legitimate, and delivered in a timely manner.... More
Featured SCALE
Sunday, August 18, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, September 5, 2019 (All day)
Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Multiple Dates: August 18-22, 2019 August 25-29, 2019 September 1-5, 2019  In collaboration with PRO-WASH, SCALE is launching in-country support in Bangladesh with a training of trainers (ToT) on communication, negotiation, and social and behavior change skills. The ToT will use a modified version of the TOPS-produced Make Me a Change Agent (MMCA) training that was recently piloted in DRC and in Uganda. The guide has been modified for at... More
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
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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
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)
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
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 (All day)
Washington D
This event has already passed About the Event Join PRO-WASH and iDE for an interactive training workshop on how using a Human-Centered Design (HCD) can address global sanitation solutions. This workshop will help you learn how to apply HCD principles, step-by-step, through a real-life WASH project in Bangladesh. Using user data, we will work through all the stages of a design project – from identifying insights to prototyping and testing. What... 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
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
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
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