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Monday, March 18, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, March 30, 2013 (All day)
New Delhi, India
USAID’s MEASURE Evaluation project is pleased to announce a regional workshop on “Impact Evaluation of Population, Health and Nutrition Programs,” for English-speaking professionals. The workshop is sponsored by the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), New Delhi, India in collaboration with MEASURE Evaluation and the Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) Project. The workshop will be held March 18 - 30, 2013, in New Delhi, India. ... More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Save the Children's DC headquarters: 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500
The USAID Bureau of Food Security is funding the FEEDBACK Project / TANGO International to develop a Feed The Future (FTF) Agricultural Indicators Guide. As part of the process to refine the scope of work and identify key areas the guide should address, the consultant, Frank Reily, will be in Washington, DC for consultations during March 11-13. Given the Food For Peace (FFP)-FTF M&E alignment and the inclusion of FTF agricultural indicators... More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (All day) to Friday, March 15, 2013 (All day)
Philadelphia, PA
This international conference examines the critical relationship between urbanization and food security throughout the world. Held over three days, conference attendees will hear presentations and participate in plenary and focused breakout sessions designed to facilitate a discussion to identify implementable solutions to the fundamental challenge of our modern age: how to provide a sustainable, nutritious and affordable diet to the world’s... More
Monday, March 11, 2013 (All day) to Friday, March 15, 2013 (All day)
New Delhi, India
Practical Action Consulting Asia is organizing a training on EMMA Toolkit in New Delhi, India on 11-15 March 2013. The training is a five day orientation in use of the EMMA toolkit which will equip participants to understand, analyse and make better use of market system in emergency situations. For more information and to book a place, please contact Swechya Mathema at Swechya.Mathema@practicalaction.org.np.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
1825 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009
FHI 360, USAID and The SEEP Network invite you to join a learning meeting to provide practitioners and policymakers a forum for sharing sound practices for collaborating across health, nutrition, food security, economic strengthening, enterprise development and social protection programs to ensure the best possible outcomes for people living with HIV/AIDS and food insecurity. The event will highlight nutrition assessment, counseling and support... More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, March 9, 2013 (All day)
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
The International Congress Hidden Hunger has three objectives:1.) To create awareness of the global problem Hidden Hunger.2.) To get scientific issues on the agenda of policy makers, academicians, politicians and industry.3.) To discuss solutions to address the worldwide micronutrient deficiencies.Scientists from different areas, field workers, members of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and representatives from administration, management... More
Monday, March 4, 2013 (All day) to Tuesday, March 5, 2013 (All day)
Arlington, VA
The conference will demonstrate to a broad community of stakeholders that Savings Groups are an effective and complementary approach to financial inclusion and development. Attendees will participate in discussions focusing on experiences, results, and impacts from Savings Groups programs. The conference will culminate in participants collaborating to define the vision of Savings Groups going forward. For more information and to register, visit... More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:30am
Online
Please join us for the next FSN Network SBC Task Force meeting on Wednesday, February 27 at 11:30 a.m. EST. Please use the link below to access the meeting.  Attached please also find two tools that we will be discussing during the meeting, but there is no need to review them ahead of time. We're looking forward to talking to you then. https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=831&password=M.ECCC0F18A312CD8C7E0F6F3CBB7023  
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
USAID Knowledge Services Center, Mezzanine Level M.17-M.18, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20523
USAID's Knowledge Management Expo will provide an opportunity for staff and contractors to demonstrate how KM tools and practices are used at USAID. Come see how knowledge management is used at USAID by KM practitioners, staff and partners to inform development programs and increase their impact. Exhibitors will showcase USAID KM-related projects, programs and tools. Presenters will spotlight KM-related projects at USAID, knowledge management... More
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
The National Press Building 529 14th St. NW Suite 700 Washington, DC 20045
Agencies working on GBV have made strides in resource development and learning over the past several years. New tools, guidance and research have the potential to strengthen technical support provided to field-based practitioners, and to improve the humanitarian community's overall GBV response and prevention capacity. Recognizing this, the International Rescue Committee and UNICEF, two leaders in the field of GBV, are bringing together... More
Thursday, February 21, 2013 (All day) to Friday, February 22, 2013 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenya
This workshop will equip participants with knowledge of how USAID decides on the use of grants/cooperative agreements (assistance) and contracts (acquisition) and when one or the other is appropriate. Participants will learn to manage the proposal development process from capture planning to proposal submission and the many steps in between. Attendees will return to work equipped with tools, materials and tips that are critical to submitting... More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave Public Information Center (Room M17/M18) Washington, DC
Since the domestication of crops and emergence of sedentary societies, our species has never faced a more serious challenge than that which we will confront in adapting to climate change. The scale is global, potential magnitude of impacts catastrophic, timing of onsets unknown, and increased risks due to delayed action real. In the years to come, climate change, coupled with population growth and energy and natural resource depletion, will... More
Monday, February 18, 2013 (All day) to Friday, March 1, 2013 (All day)
Amsterdam
Summary Professionals working in the field of sustainable agri-business development, be it from a private sector, support service or government perspective, are in need of a better understanding of how gender can be mainstreamed in value chain activities and partnerships. This participatory, experience based course offers you a framework that helps you plan and implement value chain interventions in such a way that women benefit more from value... More
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 5th Floor 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Mycotoxins are increasingly recognized as a major threat to economic, social and human progress, especially in the developing world.  We hope that you will be able to join experts from the rapidly growing community of practice on mycotoxins, as well as development officials and representatives of private firms, to discuss growing evidence of the impacts on African agriculture, health and trade as well as emerging methods for mitigating the risks... More
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Bechtel Conference Center Encina Hall 616 Serra Street Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305
FSE's Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series brings the world's leading policy experts in the fields of food and agricultural development to Stanford to participate in an integrated, twelve-lecture series on pro-poor growth and food security policy. Participants are addressing the major themes of hunger and rural poverty, agricultural productivity, resource and climate constraints on agriculture, and food and agriculture policy.... More
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
The Nature Conservancy, Conference Room 1A 4245 N. Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203
Objectives and key themes Overview of findings of IRG report "Emerging Technology & Practice for Conservation Communications in Africa: A report on the state of the art and trends with recommendations for USAID."  Explore emerging technologies for conservation Discover examples of how ICTs (Information & Communications Technology) are successfully used in other sectors: agriculture, finance, health, governance  Identify benefits to local... More
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 (All day) to Wednesday, February 6, 2013 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenya
Cultivating organisational resilience builds the systemic capacity to cope with stress and adversity. This workshop is evidence based and built on InterHealth’s long experience of working with those from relief, development and mission organisations. An interactive workshop providing the opportunity to highlight organisational strengths and identify scope for boosting resilience. Learning outcomes At the end of the workshop each participant will... More
Monday, February 4, 2013 (All day) to Friday, February 15, 2013 (All day)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
MEASURE Evaluation is pleased to announce an opportunity for training in monitoring and evaluation for professionals in the Anglophone Africa region. The Regional Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Population, Health, and Nutrition Programs will take place February 4-15, 2013, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  This two-week course is offered in collaboration with Addis Continental Institute of Public Health and will provide intensive, hands-on... More
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Save the Children's DC headquarters: 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500
This meeting is to primarily discuss the knowledge management aspects of Tufts University's "Uses of Data" Title II Review.  Please, RSVP to whelanfsn@gmail.com.  
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 9:30am
Save the Children's DC headquarters: 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500
The Commodity Management Task Force will meet Monday, January 28 at 9:30 AM EST. If you'd like to submit an agenda item, contact bkde@savechildren.org. More information about this meeting, including details on how to join remotely, will be posted closer to the meeting date.

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