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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
Webinar
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Online
Thorough, robust gender integration has proven to be a vital component of effective social and behavior change communication (SBCC) strategies. This webinar seeks to highlight distinct methods of gender integration throughout the program cycle for comprehensive SBCC by using examples and experiences from three diverse organizations. Presenters from CARE will discuss their Social Analysis & Action (SAA) model through which individuals and... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 24, 2018 (All day)
Kigali, Rwanda
The SEEP Network is delighted to host SG2018: The Power of Savings Groups in collaboration with Conference partners. SG2018 will offer a platform for attendees to connect, engage and learn from each other about the challenges and opportunities they face in supporting Savings Groups - including VSLAs, SHGs, indigenous savings groups, and other forms of community-based microfinance - worldwide. In this pursuit, SEEP encourages greater use of a... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:45pm
The Conference Center at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
Catholic Relief Services, the Global Child Nutrition Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the World Food Program USA invite you to participate in a half-day seminar on nutrition for school-age children, featuring two recent publications: Schools as a System to Improve School Nutrition and Disease Control Priorities 3, Volume 8, Child and Adolescent Health and Development.  Learn more and register here. 
Technical Learning
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (All day)
Trademark Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
The inaugural Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Congress will unite senior representatives from governments, UN and donor agencies, farmers' associations, cooperatives, NGOs and CBOs, research institutes, investors and the private sector to look at innovations, partnerships and financing to advance climate smart agriculture in East Africa. The agenda will look at scaling the adoption of innovations in CSA practices, resilient agricultural systems... More
Webinar
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
In the dissemination of evidence-based interventions (EBIs), little is known about how adaptation occues. In using EBIs, there may be mismatches between the characteristics of the population, implementing agency, and/or community to the original program. Organizations sometimes make adaptation to correct mismatches. Hosted by the Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition, the presentation will showcase definitions of program adaptation,... More
Webinar
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Do you want a more in-depth understanding of the true needs of your community? Are you interested in learning easy ways to gain valuable input from others? Would you like to learn how to quickly gather knowledge from local experts to solve a problem? This webinar is designed for non-social scientists who would like to use focus groups to better inform program planning, evaluation, needs assessments, gathering staff input, advocacy, or change... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Center for Global Development, 2055 L Street NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036 and Online
In recent years, cash transfer programming (CTP) has emerged as one of the most significant innovations in international humanitarian assistance. The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) estimates that $2.8 billion was spent on cash and voucher programming in 2016, up 40% from 2015 and nearly double since 2014. Cash and voucher programming has demonstrated positive outcomes in addressing food security, access to education, healthcare, and economic... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and USAID are pleased to invite global development practitioners and researchers to participate in a public meeting on resilience measurement and analysis. The purpose of this public meeting is to share knowledge about theoretical and applied frameworks for resilience measurement and analysis and to identify opportunities to leverage U.S. university research capabilities to... More
Webinar
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Online
Improving the nutritional status of women and children in South Asia remains a high public health and development priority. Women's groups are emerging as platforms for delivering health- and nutrition-oriented programs and addressing gender and livelihoods challenges. In the paper related to this webinar, the authors propose a framework outlining pathways through which women's group participation may facilitate improvements in nutrition. They... More
Webinar
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
Join Timothy Frankenberger (TANGO), Tiffany Griffin (USAID), and Karyn Fox (TANGO) for a discussion about the Recurrent Monitoring Surveys (RMSs) used in the Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement and Market Expansion (PRIME) project in Ethiopia. The RMS collects real-time data during or shortly after a shock to understand how that shock affects households' well-being and their responses or coping strategies, and what can help them recover.... More

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