All Past Events

Webinar
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Online
Have you heard about market support programming but don't quite understand what it is or how to put it into practice? The webinar will introduce participants to the Market Support Tip Sheet, a new resource that provides guidance on how to design and implement high-quality market support programming throughout the program cycle, based on practitioners' learning to date. We'll also hear about how this resource can be applied in the field, using... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building, Northwest Rotunda, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004
How can the international development community come together to make market systems more resilient? Join USAID, the Food Economy Group, and Chemonics as they engage in a roundtable discussion about the intersection of resilience and market systems. Led by Greg Collins, director of USAID's Center for Resilience, our panel of experts will present perspectives developed through their research and writing on ways in which resilience can be assessed... More
Webinar
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Online
CaLP has launched a new case study documenting the experiences of five countries in West Africa to define a minimum expenditure basket (MEB). The report should provide useful reading for anyone working on multi-purpose cash or interested in the realities of designig a cash intervention at the country level. CaLP will host a webinar with actors involved in the research to discuss how their work has progressed since the conclusion of the study,... More
Webinar
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Online
We know that agriculture and food policy is critical in driving agricultural transformation. But what can we do in countries often deemed "fragile" facing complex emergency conditions where institutions are often altogether missing? Agrilinks will host a special 30-minute "Ask the Expert:" conversation on this issue with Jeff Hill, Director of the Office of Economic Growth and Agriculture in USAID/South Sudan.  Learn more and register here. 
Technical Learning
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC 20005
USAID Office of Food for Peace-funded Food Aid Quality Review (FAQR) Project led by faculty at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and its partners will convene a 'Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit' in Washington, DC on June 27-28, 2018. The Evidence Summit will serve as a forum to synthesize the current state of research on food assistance for nutrition, facilitate dialogue on key policy and program-... More
TOPS Event
Technical Learning
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
USAID/FFP, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
USAID's Office of Food for Peace and The TOPS Program hosted the World Food Program (WFP) as they presented on a new application called SCOPE CODA (Conditional OnDemand Assistance). SCOPE CODA merges identity management with program management to register, track and manage individuals who are treated for acute malnutrition through CMAM (Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition) programming. Building upon WFP's existing beneficiary... More
Webinar
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Online
Agrlinks will host a special 30-minute Q&A with food security policy researchers Suresh Chandra Babu and Duncan Boughton on what recent policy research shows us on the way forward in strengthening the national policy systems.  In most developing countries, there is a disconnect between the evidence generated by policy research and analysis and the policy making process. How do we overcome this gap in order to enhance food security and... More
Webinar
Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, July 26, 2018 (All day)
Online
1,000 Days and Upswell are proud to announce the Global Breastfeeding Webinar Series, where experts will offer free training to breastfeeding advocates around the world on how to utilize social media to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the lead up to World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month (U.S.) in August.  Learn more about the webinars here. 
Webinar
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
Unsafe food threatens public health and undermines food security at local, regional and global levels. The benefits of extensive development activities targeting food insecurity are drained away when food products are contaminated. Microbial and chemical contaminants are of particular concern, as are fungal pathogens such as mycotoxins. Similarly, pest and disease outbreaks threatened hard won productivity gains for staple crops upon which... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol Street NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
How can a framework for gender and resilience increase the effectiveness of our work and foster mutual learning? We invite participants from research, donor, and implementing organizations who specialize in resilience (both in development and humanitarian contexts), gender, and/or inclusion (e.g., youth, LGBTQ rights, disability rights, and more) to join us for a half-day, hands-on workshop to explore draft framework developed by the Gender and... More
Technical Learning
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
InterAction, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 210 - The Africa Room, Washington, DC 20036
At this CORE Group Young Professionals Network (YPN) event, we will discuss storytelling for international development and particularly the use of film and video. How is your organization telling its stories? What challenges have you encountered? What would you like to do differently going forward? Jack Gordon, co-founder of Digital Development Communications (DDC), will share essentials points to consider for medium, message, and audience. This... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:30am to 6:00pm
Academy Hall, FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
Over 500 million smallholder farmers produce 80% of the food consumed by over two billion people in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Yet smallholders and their families make up half of the world's food-insecure people.  The vast majority of farms in India and Africa measure less than two hectares (five acres). Maize yields in Africa average just one ton per hectare, and rice yields in Asia rarely surpass four tons per hectare - far less than farmers... More
Webinar
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:30am
Online
In April the REAL Award launched the USAID Resilience Measurement Guidance Note Series, a set of five guidance notes that provide pragmatic guidance to assist practitioners in integrating core aspects of resilience measurement into their programs and activities.  In this short course, we invite you to join us for three interactive webinar sessions where you will learn how to apply the guidance in your work. Register for one, two or all of them... More
Webinar
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (All day)
Online
How can livestock researchers incorporate important gender and nutrition dimensions into their projects? The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems is offering a three-part webinar series on the integration of gender and nutrition into 1) design, 2) data collection and analysis, and 3) final reporting of livestock research projects. Through this interactive webinar series, livestock researchers and collaborators will learn how to... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (All day)
Hotel Soleil La Antigua, Antigua, Guatemala
This year's edition of the Cracking the Nut conference will focus on encouraging the uptake of new technologies for agriculture and access to finance, in a way that promotes resilience. Connexus Corporation is working with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB0, USAID, Feed the Future, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Chemonics International to organize a two-day learning event and technology fair, which will highlight the broad range of... More
Webinar
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
Agriculture is an inherently risky activity. The risk exposure can make and keep farmers poor. Agriculture index insurance can help farmers avoid costly coping mechanisms and unlock opportunities for increased investment and greater resilience, but such positive development impacts largely depend on the quantity of the index insurance product and its appropriateness in a particular index.  Join Agrilinks for an overview of agricultural and... More
Technical Learning
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:00pm to Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, 1 Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814
Humanitarian and development programming and policy can no longer be separate.  According to the United Nations, the protracted nature of humanitarian action is the new normal. Crises around the world have forced 65 million people from their homes, with displacement lasting 17 years on average. Populations in a perpetual state of emergency are significantly more prone to infectious disease and other serious but preventable health complications... More
Technical Learning
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Jubilee Lecture Theater, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9RH, UK and Online
Sustainable food systems are a pressing and undisputed goal - but what barriers are preventing the vision from becoming a reality, and how can they be overcome? How can underlying power dynamics underpinning the current food system be confronted? What are the viable pathways away from industrial agriculture and its associated problems towards diverse agricultural systems, and what does it take to set them in motion?  Hosted by the International... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
Has your organization ever considered starting up a small grants program? Do you know how to write a winning proposal for a small grant? What even is a small grants program in the first place? Based on lessons learned from its Small Grants Program, TOPS hosted an interactive webinar aimed at 1) organizations interested in implementing a small grants programs as a grantor, and/or 2) organizations looking to apply for and manage a small grant. The... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Hemispheres Room, Washington, DC 20004 and Online
Impact evaluations help attribute outcomes to a development intervention, which can be an elusive connection. Feed the Future is excited to showcase findings from its recently completed impact evaluation that assessed the impact of Water Users Associations (WUAs) on water and land productivity, equity, and food security in Tajikistan. The findings are of broad interest to anyone working in agricultural development, nutrition, women's empowerment... More

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