All Past Events

Webinar
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Online
In theory, Sub-Saharan Africa could feed a large part of the world. Yet the region struggles to achieve its full agricultural potential, let alone its potential in agriculture value addition and processed foods. In this webinar, presenters from the USAID Investment Support Program and Dalberg will discuss the process of assessing markets, identifying high-potential opportunities that may drive economic growth and competitiveness, and what they... More
Webinar
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
Measuring and reporting on progress in food security policy has been a challenge for Missions and for FTFMS, but BFS (MEL and Policy Divisions) has developed some practical solutions. At this webinar, we will be discussing the importance of policy in contributing to agriculture and food security systems change toward achievement of the GFSS objectives.  Feed the Future will present an overview of the GFSS priority policies described in the... More
Webinar
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
In October 2017, a revised set of Feed the Future indicators was announced, in alignment with the Feed the Future results framework and the USG Global Food Security Strategy. In March 2018, Feed the Future's MEL Division published the updated Feed the Future Indicator Handbook, which contains definitions of each of these indicators, plus instructions for use. These indicators are intended for use beginning in the 2018-19 fiscal year.  At this... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Avenue, Davenport and Dubuque Rooms, Des Moines, Iowa and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) will convene a public meeting to explore opportunities and challenges for private sector engagement and market system linkages across the food system to advance nutrition outcomes. The meeting will examine public sector and private sector relationships at different points in the food system to improve the demand, availability, accessibility and affordability of high-quality... More
TOPS Event
TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, October 4, 2018 (All day)
The Athenee Hotel, 61 Wireless Road, Khwaeng Lumphini, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Meeting Description The 2018 TOPS/FSN Network Asia Regional Knowledge Sharing Meeting: Food Security Resilience at the Intersection of Development and Emergency brings together development and emergency implementers, academics and donors to share food security and nutrition innovations, emerging topics, promising practices and lessons learned.  The three-day Knowledge Sharing Meeting gives participants the opportunity to engage in interactive... More
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:30pm
Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is the leading event for experts who are working to advance the social and economic well-being of young people. The Summit offers a first look at how new tools, research, and methodologies across health, education, and governance contribute to the social and economic inclusion of youth. It is a true global convening with representation from emerging economies and a varity of sectors. 2017's Summit... More
Webinar
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
There is no universally-accepted framework for how to measure the performance of agricultural extension and advisory services. The best-fit framework suggest an impact change approach, where components of the system (e.g. governance and management structures, organizational and individual capacities and methods and approaches) affect the performance of the system. Where the best-fit framework falls short, though, is in establishing a common set... More
Webinar
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 11:30am
Online
Multi-stakeholder collaboration is critical if we are to be successful in implementing nutrition programs and achieve greater impact. Partnership brokering is the process of supporting and strengthening partnerships through innovative and skilled management of collaborative processes. The Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) will host a presentation of the topic and share how partnership principles can be applied to... More
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
USAID/FFP, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
What is the role of wild-caught fisheries in achieving FFP's food security, nutrition and resilience goals? A new USAID report highlights important contributions of wild-caught fisheries to African development including: Fish is a highly nutritious food that contributes to food security and livelihoods for over 400 million Africans in both inland and coastal areas; Wild-caught fisheries support livelihoods for millions of people and well-managed... More
Webinar
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am
Online
Energy innovation and infrastructure advancements across sub-Saharan Africa are rapidly expanding opportunities for truly systemic change in agriculture - and in ways that matter for our development goals of inclusive growth, food security, and women's empowerment.  Join technical specialists Hoai Huynh and Dan White from USAID's Energy Opportunities for Agriculture Systems and Food Security Project as they share practical learning from GP Tech... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Murrow/White/Lisagor Room, 13th Floor, Washington, DC and Online
As part of Feed the Future week 2018, a public meeting on the new Feed the Future will be held in Washington, D.C. and via live stream. This Feed the Future Learning Agenda will focus on eight areas: (1) Gender and women's empowerment, (2) Market systems, (3) Policy systems, (4) Nutrition, (5) Risk and resilience, (6) Youth, (7) Water and WASH and (8) Scaling technologies and practices.  Dr. Mark Keenum, BIFAD Chair, will preside over the... More
Webinar
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
In the wake of fall armyworm's devastating effects on African agriculture, farmers are turning to pesticides as a means to combat the pest. Unfortunately, pesticides are not always well targeted or properly handled. This webinar will focus on the use of pesticides in Africa and the challenges for safe and effective usage. Join Agrilinks for the last in the three-part webinar series on tools, technologies and techniques for managing Fall Armyworm... More
Technical Learning
Monday, September 3, 2018 (All day)
Online
Can you relate to this video? We can. And we have a solution. The Electronic Cash Transfer Learning Action Network and the Digital Frontiers Institute are pleased to offer Digital Humanitarian Cash: Extreme Operations. This five-week course covers the fundamentals of digital cash transfers and cutting-edge topics like financial inclusion and digital identity.  Learn more and register here. 
Webinar
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
USAID's Bureau for Food Security is working in partnership with experts from around the world to develop a set of tools to assist countries in addressing the Fall Armyworm.  This Agrilinks webinar will walk you through the latest tools available, from country-specific decision guides to animated extension videos, and give you an opportunity to ask questions, share your feedback, and provide ideas for additional tools.  Learn more and register... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Washington, DC
The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is hosting the next US Cash Working Group Meeting.  Please contact Karen Pinzon, kpinzon@cashlearning.org, for any inquiries.
Webinar
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Join Agrilinks for the first of a three-part webinar series on tools, technologies and techniques for combating Fall Armyworm develope in conjunction with the USAID Bureau for Food Security. The presenters will draw upon experience from Brazil to show webinar participants how the tools, based on an integrated pest management approach, can be used in the African context.  Learn more and register here. 
Webinar
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Online
Please join the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan's Micronutrient Delivery Platform sub-working group for a webinar designed to guide program managers in selecting and combining micronutrient programs that effectively, efficiently and sustainably contribute to improvements in the micronutrients status of target populations. Experts in bio-fortification, food fortification, supplementation and micronutrient surveillance will... More
Technical Learning
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:45am
Action Against Hunger NYC, One Whitehall Street, New York, New York 10004
The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is pleased to invite you to discuss the latest learning on cash and gender with Karen Peachy, CaLP Interim Director. As a follow up to the Agenda for Collective Action, CaLP will soon be publishing a volume of recent practitioner papers from Concern Worldwide, WFP and UN Women on a variety issues including: a review of literature on gender and cash transfers; how cash transfers have beed used to support girl... More
Technical Learning
Monday, August 13, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This a 5-day face to face training on Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) skills for program staff hosted by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP). This course is structured around the project cycle and covers all of the key skills required to design, implement and monitor cash transfer programs. The course is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective, and incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors.  Course Aim: To... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Madison A&B on the Mezzanine Level, Washington, DC 20008 and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and USAID are pleased to invite Agricultural & Applied Economics Association members and other interested individuals to engage in a dialogue and provide feedback on a new study that is being commissioned by BIFAD and USAID. This study will analyze US benefits and capabilities leveraged from strategic USAID investments in developing country agriculture and food security.... More

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