All Past Events

Webinar
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Online
The necessity to learn about implementation goes beyond what can typically be provided by monitoring and process evaluation, and calls for research specifically intended to draw generalizable lessons from implementation activities about the needs of program workers and intended recipients and the challenges that they face. The Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition will host a webinar presenting a case study of observational... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Chemonics International, 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 and Online
Access to relevant climate services for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa has increased substantially over the years, yet uptake and integration in decision making remains highly variable. Many crop farmers, but fewer livestock farmers and pastoralists, with access to climate services act on the information. While estimates of the economic benefits of agricultural climate services are generally positive, uncertainty remains due largely to... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Hemisphere Room, Concourse Level, Washington, DC 20004 and Online
How can vulnerable households sustain an escape from poverty, weathering the ongoing and multiple shocks and stresses that they will face over their lifetimes? Poor and near-poor households and communities live in increasingly complex risk environments and are subject to a range of shocks and stresses that threaten their food security, nutrition and ability to sustainably escape poverty.  A series of mixed-method country case studies were... More
Conference
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 (All day) to Friday, November 30, 2018 (All day)
Bangkok, Thailand
Improving food security and nutrition is critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the world is not on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030. How can we accelerate progress in transforming our agri-food systems to meet the needs of the hungry and malnourished? To answer this question, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are... More
Conference
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, November 15, 2018 (All day)
Jung Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Paths to a Resilient Future: What does the evidence tell us? What do we still need to learn? The purpose of the Resilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning (RMEL) Conference 2018 is twofold: to accelerate resilience-strengthening progress through improved measurement, analytical strategies, and learning; and to bring forward evidence about what works for enhancing the resilience of people and systems in differing contexts. The conference will... More
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.

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