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Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Online
FACG invites you to their Spring 2020 Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020. The meeting will take place from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) via Adobe Connect.  The webinar information can be found below:   For Audio - Dial in (toll free): (888) 330-1716; Access Code: 4139465 For Visual - AIDConnect: https://ac.usaid.gov/spring2020facg/  Please note that you will need to join both the AIDConnect and the call-in for both audio and... More
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
How are firms and their supply chains evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can certain interventions help them stay afloat? The pandemic is disrupting financial systems that until recently, were expanding the variety of financial products offered to businesses globally. Disruptions to these financial streams and previously lean and robust supply chains are affecting already-vulnerable communities. In fact, the World Bank estimates that the... More
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Online
About the Event As COVID-19 continues to disrupt countries around the world, food security and livelihoods are at risk, particularly for Africa’s most vulnerable populations. Dairy presents a unique opportunity to address some of the most detrimental effects of COVID 19, while putting East African food systems on a path toward more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive growth. The dairy sector in East Africa provides vital nutrition for both... More
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:00am
Online
Please join Feed the Future on May 28th at 10 AM ET as they kick off their PRCI Webinar Series with a webinar on conducting survey research in the time of lockdowns and beyond. To flatten the curve and prevent further escalation of the spread of COVID-19, universities, and research institutions around the world have suspended all research activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. As a result, field research involving... More
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Online
About the Event The COVID-19 pandemic will likely exacerbate gender inequalities in economic opportunities across Sub-Saharan Africa. For example, women-owned firms are primarily concentrated in informal or low-paying sectors, and thus lack basic formal social protections that could provide a buffer against economic distress. Often, women farmers have lower levels of access to productive inputs and information than men. In times of crisis, their... More
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:00am
Online
Join the USAID Global Development Lab and the Bureau for Policy Planning and Learning for a webinar on remote monitoring resources. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact in countries around the world, and USAID and its partners are responding to the pandemic at home and abroad. As we respond, we continue to monitor, evaluate and learn from our programs in the changing operating environment. With limitations on travel,... More
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 9:00am
Online
Please join World Vision and partners for an interactive virtual event where they will explore: A literature review of market and food systems The Inclusive Market and Food Systems Model The importance of bringing the market to vulnerable households How empowering women multiply nutritional outcomes How to access does not necessarily equal consumption The impact of COVID-19 on programming and adaptive management for livelihood programs Click... More
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Join IDEAL for an online presentation of the final qualitative performance evaluation for the Kore Lavi DFAP in Haiti! Funded by USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP), the six-year Kore Lavi Development Food Assistance Project (DFAP) worked to support the Haitian Government in creating a social safety net for food and nutrition security in 23 communes of Haiti. The Kore Lavi project, led by CARE, directly supported the Government of Haiti’s... More
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
About the Event Note: This is a webcast event. The live stream will be available on this webpage on the day of the event. There will be no physical meeting at the Wilson Center. Sound management of natural resources is integral to a country’s development, resilience, and self-reliance. By promoting development that benefits both nature and people, biodiversity conservation activities can strengthen development impact and the capacity of... More
Featured SCALE
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
The Regreening Africa Project is pleased to invite you to listen in to the webinar in reference to the topic “Land Restoration in Africa: Practical Perspectives from the Regreening Africa Programme”, scheduled for 14th May at 1600–1730 EAT (0900–1030 EDT, 1300–1430 UTC). The guest speaker, Dr. Susan Chomba, Regreening Africa Programme Manager, will share insights on the projects’ emerging lessons that can inform broader restoration policies and... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:15am
Online
Webinaire en français le jeudi 14 mai à 9 EDT / UTC -4 Enregistremnet est disponible ici Les diapositives sont disponible ici Le Global WASH Cluster, PRO-WASH et CaLP co-organisent un webinaire sur « Introduction à la programmation basée sur les marchés dans les interventions humanitaires en WASH » Ce webinaire présentera la manière dont la programmation basée sur le marché peut être utilisée dans le domaine de l'eau, de l'assainissement et de l... More
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Online
USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) will host a virtual solicitation briefing on the Draft Ethiopia FY20 Joint Emergency Operation for Food Assistance in Ethiopia (JEOP) on May 14, 2020 from 8 to 10 am Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The briefing will include a presentation of the content of the JEOP Annual Program Statement (APS), followed by an opportunity for participants to ask clarifying questions. Please note that the virtual solicitation... More
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 (All day)
Online
About this Event Note: This event is targeted to individuals/organizations implementing FFP-funded activities and is being held twice to accommodate different time zones: May 13, 2020 | 6:00 - 7:10 AM ET | Online May 13, 2020 | 10:00 - 11:15 AM ET | Online The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to double the number of people suffering from acute hunger, pushing it to more than a quarter of a billion by the end of 2020. As the pandemic continues to... More
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 11:00am
Online
El 2 de abril 2020, CaLP convocó una reunión con líderes y co-lideres de los grupos de trabajo de programas de transferencias monetarias en relación con COVID-19. Se identificó que las organizaciones utilizan varios mecanismos de entrega de efectivo, entre ellos transferencias electrónicas y dinero a través del teléfono para limitar el contagio de COVID-19. Hemos seleccionado a tres panelistas para compartir experiencias en los países donde se... More
Friday, May 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
Food security and nutrition security, particularly in low-income countries, continue to face significant challenges, from volatile food prices, climate change-driven shocks, and conflict to pandemics and economic downturns. A number of research efforts exist around the world to allow near real-time monitoring of these and other risk factors that drive food crises. This work includes monitoring production-related information, climate and conflict... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Online
Este seminario tuvo lugar el 7 Mayo 2020 La grabación está aquí: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xZ9Owb2sq0 y las presentaciones están aquí.   El clúster WASH, PRO-WASH y CaLP están organizando conjuntamente un seminario en línea sobre la programación basada en el mercado para el sector de agua, saneamiento e higiene. Los panelistas presentarán cómo se puede utilizar la programación basada en el mercado en el sector de agua, saneamiento e... More
Featured SCALE
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
You can now access the webinar recording here. You can now access the event resource, Small Scale Agroecological Approaches for the COVID-19 Response and Beyond: Community-Sourced Impacts, Recommendations, and Resources, by clicking here. About the Event From the closure of markets to the interruption of agricultural supply chains, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to disrupt food systems around the world. Many families, especially those in... More
Featured SCALE
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
A recording of this webinar is now available. Click here to access the event Q&A document.  About the Event How will the COVID-19 pandemic impact the world’s smallholder farmers? For agricultural communities already facing droughts, locust invasions, civil unrest and climatic shocks, the current outbreak is just one more in a long list of food production threats. Vulnerable farmers are now watching markets close, supply chains halt and... More
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:30am
Online
In developing countries, as much as one-third of a season’s harvest is lost along the value chain from harvest to consumption. For grain alone, more is lost in sub-Saharan Africa to post-harvest losses (FAO estimates $4 billion annually) than all U.S. overseas food aid combined (~$2.5 billion annually). Producers of stored product crops face losses from inadequate drying and storage in the form of insect infestation, mycotoxin contamination, and... More
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
A recording of this event is now available. About the Event In recent years, M&E and program staff across the food security implementing community have expressed increasing interest in qualitative methods to monitor both emergency and non-emergency food security activities. While we have increased our capacity to carry out rigorous qualitative studies, how can we continue to collect qualitative data in the context of COVID-19, a time when... More

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