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Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 9:00am
Online
USAID uses blended finance to mobilize private capital and spur investment in developing and frontier markets. Join USAID INVEST to learn about what blended finance is and how USAID is pioneering its use to meet development goals and support private sector investment. Learn how USAID Power Africa is catalyzing market acceleration and investment facilitation in the off-grid energy sector in East Africa. USAID INVEST will share a deep dive on... More
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:30am
Addressing Africa’s agricultural challenges has the potential to unlock inclusive economic growth, benefit smallholder farmers, boost food production and end hunger. It is for this reason that African heads of state and governments signed a declaration on Agriculture and Food Security in Maputo, Mozambique in July 2003, creating the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) to increase public investment in agriculture by a... More
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, March 26, 2020 (All day)
Online
There’s no need to leave home to join a digital community of experts exploring the use of non-traditional finance to deliver sustainable and scalable agricultural innovations for smallholder farmers. As many events worldwide shift to digital formats, MEDA INNOVATE invites you to participate in a virtual learning event, NTF4Ag Online – Emerging Lessons and New Frontiers, where we’ll share results and insights from a global research portfolio.... More
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Click to Access the Recording>> Click to Access the Event PowerPoint>> About the Event As part of efforts to advance learning and strengthen capacity in gender programming, USAID facilitated a live-streamed panel discussion with practitioners to reflect on how implementing partners are advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment within their food security programs. Focusing on IWD’s 2020 theme 'An equal world is an enabled... More
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Funded by USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP), the five-year Enhancing Nutrition, Stepping Up Resilience and Enterprise (ENSURE) project was designed to improve the nutrition of women of reproductive age and children under the age of five, increase and improve agricultural production and marketing, and increase communities’ resilience and response to disasters and shocks in Zimbabwe. Join IDEAL for an online presentation of the final... More
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
Funded by USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP), the seven-year Amalima project worked with over 56,000 households to sustainably improve household food security and nutrition in Zimbabwe. Join IDEAL for an online presentation of the final performance evaluation for Amalima where participants will hear about findings and be given an opportunity to ask questions. Call-in details will be provided prior to the event. Click to Register
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 9:00am
Online
Applying nutrition-sensitive agriculture continues to challenge development practitioners all over the world. USAID Advancing Nutrition recently finalized the Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Design Guide—a facilitator’s guide with accompanying slides and handouts for a 3-day workshop for newly awarded USAID-funded agriculture projects. In this webinar, the USAID Advancing Nutrition team is joined by the Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze activity... More
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Washington, DC and Online
Last month, USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP) released their new Policy and Guidance for Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting for Emergency Food Security Activities. This document outlines FFP's requirements for the M&E plan, baseline studies, monitoring, and final evaluations. It also clarifies and provides supplemental guidance on the FFP M&E requirements provided in the Office of Food for Peace Annual Program Statement for... More
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 (All day) to Friday, February 21, 2020 (All day)
Online
Our global food system has created a number of challenges at the nexus of agriculture, sanitation, and water quality. Many soils are in poor health; mined of nutrients from decades of farming, or lacking them to begin with. This is particularly true for sub-Saharan Africa where poor soils throughout the region are a driver of low yields and resultant undernutrition (SDG 2) and poverty (SDG 1). Yet the high costs of fertilizers (African farmers... More
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Washington, DC
About the Event The GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation Programme (M4H) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) invites you to the launch of new research, which explores: The IRC’s shift to mobile money cash and voucher assistance (CVA) Successful strategies in partnering with mobile network operators (MNOs) in Middle East, Asia, and Africa The experiences of clients that receive cash assistance via mobile money Click on this flyer ... More
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Washington, DC and Online
About the Event Join IDEAL, in-person or online, to hear about new resilience research from two Nepal Development Food Security Activities (DFSAs): Promoting Agriculture, Health, and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) and Sustainable Action for Resilience and Food Security (Sabal). Two new resilience studies, recently presented at the Nepal Resilience Learning Event in Kathmandu, will be shared at this interactive learning event: The Sustainable... More
Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 10:00am
Online
What are the critical factors enabling profitable soy dairy local enterprises? Why are some soy dairy enterprises more successful than others? How do benchmarking and performance evaluations build sustainable and profitable systems? Hundreds of soy dairy enterprises have been launched by NGOs across the globe in an effort to bring improved nutrition to local communities. Yet reliable data on the performance, sustainability, and profitability of... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:15am
Zoom/online
Ce webinaire est déjà passé. Veuillez trouver l'enregistrement et le matériel ci-dessous. Prochain webinaire : Partage des expériences avec USAID/ACCES sur les stratégies de vente marketing et les mécanismes de financement pour l'assainissement rural Quand? : Le mercredi avait lieu le 22 janvier 2020. Qui? : C'est webinaire etait coproduit par USAID/ACCES et PRO-WASH. Enregistrement L'enregistrement est disponible ici. Presentations Diapositives... More
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
Online
Speaker Joe Fargione of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) will present on the "Opportunity Assessments for Natural Climate Solutions." Additional details to be announced shortly. Registration for this session will remain open until the date of the webinar, January 8th, 2019. Click here to learn more.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 9:30am
Online
Global agricultural development is increasingly shaped by the unprecedented growth of the digital economy. Digital technologies have demonstrated the potential to redefine economic growth models, empower poor people with new communications tools, and facilitate more productive interactions and financial transactions across agricultural market systems and value chains. In many places, tech is enabling agricultural and financial service provision... More
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 12:45pm
Washington, DC
You can now RSVP and access the agenda for the next FACG meeting on Monday, December 9, 2019. The FACG meeting will take place from 12:45 - 5:00 p.m. at 555 12th Street NW, Washington D.C. in Concourse Room C-12. There will also be a brown bag on food safety and quality immediately preceding the full FACG meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the same location. To RSVP, please complete this form by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 2.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 9:00am
Washington, DC
African countries have made considerable progress in increasing agricultural productivity and reducing hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. But continued population growth, urbanization, changing diets, and climate change are putting pressure on food systems not only to provide more food but also to make more diverse and nutritious foods available and accessible. New digital technologies and services are already making an impact on how food is... More
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:30am to Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:00pm
Nanterre, France
Action Against Hunger is pleased to invite you to the 3rd edition of the Research for Nutrition #R4NUT annual scientific Conference on the continuum of undernutrition prevention and treatment. Tackling undernutrition is one of the core challenges of the 21st century and research is key to test and document the effectiveness of humanitarian approaches and activities. The #R4NUT conference offers the opportunity to share and discuss the latest... More
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, November 21, 2019 (All day)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
About the Forum The Global Forum on Innovations for Marginal Environments (GFIME) is organized in view of the enormous impact of soil and water salinization and climate change on ecosystems, agricultural productivity, livelihoods, and food security worldwide. GFIME will serve as a showcase for the latest advances in research, innovation, development, and policy in agriculture and food production in marginal environments, that is areas of the... More
Monday, November 18, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, November 21, 2019 (All day)
Kathmandu, Nepal
The Nepal Resilience Learning Event was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on November 18 - 21, 2019. Missed the event? View the photos! Building on the learning from two USAID Food for Peace-funded development food security activities that are coming to an end, Promoting Agriculture, Health, and Alternative Livelihoods (PAHAL) and Sustainable Action for Resilience and Food Security (Sabal), this event convened implementing organizations, resilience... More

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