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Webinar
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:00am
Online
Please join the U.S. Government Global Nutrition Coordination Plan's Micronutrient Delivery Platform sub-working group for a webinar designed to guide program managers in selecting and combining micronutrient programs that effectively, efficiently and sustainably contribute to improvements in the micronutrients status of target populations. Experts in bio-fortification, food fortification, supplementation and micronutrient surveillance will... More
Technical Learning
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:45am
Action Against Hunger NYC, One Whitehall Street, New York, New York 10004
The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is pleased to invite you to discuss the latest learning on cash and gender with Karen Peachy, CaLP Interim Director. As a follow up to the Agenda for Collective Action, CaLP will soon be publishing a volume of recent practitioner papers from Concern Worldwide, WFP and UN Women on a variety issues including: a review of literature on gender and cash transfers; how cash transfers have beed used to support girl... More
Technical Learning
Monday, August 13, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This a 5-day face to face training on Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) skills for program staff hosted by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP). This course is structured around the project cycle and covers all of the key skills required to design, implement and monitor cash transfer programs. The course is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective, and incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors.  Course Aim: To... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Madison A&B on the Mezzanine Level, Washington, DC 20008 and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and USAID are pleased to invite Agricultural & Applied Economics Association members and other interested individuals to engage in a dialogue and provide feedback on a new study that is being commissioned by BIFAD and USAID. This study will analyze US benefits and capabilities leveraged from strategic USAID investments in developing country agriculture and food security.... More
Webinar
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 7:00am to 8:00am
Online
Learn about the Nutrition Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT), a resource that is available to support capacity in nutrition emergencies for any organization. Through this webinar, you will learn: What is Tech RRT What the Tech RRT has done to date What support can be provided through the Tech RRT How to request Tech RRT, including considerations and requirements for making a request How much Tech RRT support costs? Join Andi Kendle, Tech... More
Technical Learning
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001
The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) will be presenting this session at the Humentum Annual Conference. Cash transfer programming (CTP) in emergency response is growing - and shaking up the way aid organizations do business. From increasing engagement with financial service providers to affecting fiduciary risks and inter-agency collaboration, CTP has challenged the ways organizations traditionally deliver assistance. A number of NGOs - as well... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Project Concern International, 1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
Join Project Concern International as they host Dr. Ramesh Chandra Panda, a member of the National Nutrition Mission (NNM) of India. The NNM strives to reduce the level of stunting, under-nutrition, anemia and low birth weight babies, and Dr. Panda's contribution to the Mission is policy formulation, program implementation, institution building, and organizational reforms at the district, state, and federal levels. He is in the US speaking about... More
TOPS Event
Technical Learning
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol Street NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
The Commodity Quality Feedback Loop is a mechanism for Food for Peace (FFP)-awardee field offices to document and report potential issues with the quality of food aid commodities after receipt overseas. FFP uses these reports to identify potential problems and issues that may require future monitoring and/or a response. During this event, participants learned about the steps for reporting a commodity quality incident, which will help FFP provide... More
TOPS Event
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol Street NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
Join us for this TOPS Program workshop and learn all about Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Section 508 standards require that all materials on U.S. Government websites, including award documents funded by USAID or other USG agencies, reports, videos, and other materials, be made accessible to people with disabilities. If you work on a U.S. Government-funded award that is producing any kind of online materials - this workshop is... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This is a 1-day face to face training course on the fundamentals of cash transfer programming hosted by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).  This session will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) and will help you to begin understanding it. No knowledge of CTP is required to do this course, so if you are a complete beginner, don't worry, you are in the right place! By the end of the course, you'll be able to:... More
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 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. 
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
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

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