All Past Events

Technical Learning
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day)
Baltimore, MD
This course aims to enable staff to participate in and support market assessments with a humanitarian objective. It draws upon many different tools and guidance documents developed by different humanitarian agencies and actors. The course targets program managers and technical experts across all areas or sectors of humanitarian response who may participate in, support, or draw information from a market assessment. Deadline to apply: January 31,... More
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Washington, DC
USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) will host a stakeholder briefing on the draft Request for Applications (RFA) for Development Food Security Activities in Kenya. The briefing will be held at FFP's office at 555 12th St NW in Concourse room C-10. To participate remotely, please use the following Adobe Connect link: https://ac.usaid.gov/ridrwbmsaffm/. You can also call in toll-free at (888) 330-1716 or US caller-paid at (713) 353-7024; access... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (All day)
Washington, DC
This course aims to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian agency staff to analyze and monitor protection risks and benefits in cash-based programming. It is based upon the Guide for Protection in Cash-based Interventions, published in 2015 by UNHCR and WRC. This training will: Familiarize humanitarian agency staff with the Guide for Proteciton and Cash-Based Interventions and key resources Provide practical instruction for analyzing and... More
Webinar
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Online
A new report from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation explores recommendations to USAID and research institutions on how to best improve the commercialization approach, increase the success factor in commercializing research, and move forward with research to commercialization.   Feed the Future recommendations revolve around these two topics: Involving the private sector in strategy setting, program design, and implementation.... More
Technical Learning
Friday, December 14, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This 1-day course aims to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence of field-based practitioners to support and undertake monitoring of humanitarian cash and voucher programs. The course is based on CaLP's Monitoring Guidance for CTP in Emergencies. It includes specific guidance on monitoring multi-purpose grants (MPGs), based on the learning from the ECHO ERC-funded Consortium for the uptake of quality, collaborative, multi-purpose grants (... More
Webinar
Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Online
For over a year, Development Gateway has led an effort to increase collaboration and better-informed decision making among Feed the Future-funded implementing partners and Innovation Lab researchers in Cambodia and Nepal, where — as in other countries and sectors — data sharing, accessibility, and use represent a fundamental challenge to data-driven agriculture development.   Join USAID, mSTAR and Development Gateway to discuss opportunities... More
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
The FACG meeting will take place from 1:30 - 5:00 pm at 555 12th Street NW, Washington D.C in Concourse Room C-10. Please RSVP by completing the form here by 3:00 pm on Monday, December 10, 2018. If you are unable to access the form, you can email: facg@usaid.gov   The call-in and webinar information can be found below:  Toll Free call-in number: (888) 330-1716 USA Caller Paid: (713) 353-7024 Access Code: 4139465 Adobe URL Webinar: https://ac.... More
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
Please join USA Rice for a round table discussion on the latest developments in fortified rice. The session is a follow on to a previous event held two years ago to introduce fortified rice to the PVO community and discuss some of the technical nutrition aspects. Over the last two years there have been numerous updates and developments, including a new Commodity Requirements Document (CRD) that adds the rinse resistant coated technology option... More
Stakeholder Consultation
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) will host a stakeholder consultation on the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Request for Application (RFA) and Country Specific Information (CSI) for Malawi and Madagascar that were recently released for public comments.   The consultation will be held in Concourse room C-12 at Food for Peace’s 555 12th St NW offices, located next door to the Nordstrom Rack at the corner of 12th St and E St, and is easily accessible... More
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

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