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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
TOPS Event
Technical Learning
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Balcony Lounge, FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
The Knowledge Management Team of the TOPS Program hosted an informal discussion on the Role of Knowledge Management in Project Close Out. Our KM colleagues Jennifer Dahnke from QED, Peter Hobby from the KDAD project, and Aaron Buchsbaum from the World Bank shared their experiences.   Event Resources: Learning Online: A TOPS Quick Guide to Webinar Production by Yemisi Songo-Williams and Adrienne Todela from The TOPS Program KM Project Closeout... More
Webinar
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
This Ag2Nut webinar draws on valuable experiences from national and local governance structures in Zambia and Uganda to highlight the importance of taking a multi-sectoral approach, and to distill the enablers and constraints of multi-sectoral governance and implementation, from national and sub-national level. Their experience shows that it is imperative for coordination frameworks to be endorsed by national leaders.  Presenters will share... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Save The Children, 899 North Capitol St NE #900, Washington, DC 20002
Join the Cash Learning Partnership for a Cash Working Group Meeting. For further details email kpinzon@cashlearning.org 
Webinar
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
Women play a unique role guaranteeing household food security and building resilience to shocks and stresses. While discussions at the intersection of gender equity/social inclusion and resilience often focus on the vulnerabilities of women, girls, and disadvantaged persons during disasters, these same individuals can also be powerful agents of resilience.  Women farmers, however, tend to have less access than men to climate information, a... More
Webinar
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online
The first 1000 days of a child's life is a critical window for receiving adequate nutrition, which will determine if they can grow to their full physical and cognitive potential later in life. It is at this stage that malnutrition can set in and persist if a child's nutritional needs are not met. Within this 1000 days, mothers help their children transition from breastfeeding to solid foods using "complementary foods," which provide the... More
Technical Learning
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, April 26, 2018 (All day)
International Conference Center Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa 7735
Market Systems Symposium 2018's purpose is to provide the inspiration, capacity building, and connections you need to strengthen and transform your market systems development practice. Join EcoVentures International as they host leading experts, practitioners and donors from around the globe to move forward conservations that explore innovations in research and the application of market systems development strategies, through inspiring dialogues... More
TOPS Event
Technical Learning
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (All day) to Friday, April 27, 2018 (All day)
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol Street NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
Are you experiencing Assumption Agony? Running from Rationales? Is your head spinning with regard to the presentation of recommended TOC narrative content? You are not alone...and TOPS is here to help! The TOPS Program recently conducted four demand-driven Theory of Change refresher sessions between April 24th and 27th. Participants from 21 organizations in three continents identified areas needing clarification on the FFP/TOPS TOC checklist ... More
Technical Learning
Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day)
Bangabandhu International Convention Center, Agargaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) and the MUCH Project are hosting a day-long olympiad to strengthen a national platform for youth and relevant stakeholders for knowledge sharing and to demonstrate the potentials of youth engagement in nutrition activities towards improving diets and addressing malnutrition. The event has a variety of entertaining and engaging activities lined up for youth participants such as street play,... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Chemonics International, 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 and Online
Nature provides ecological services such as clean air and water, biodiversity, and food. It can also help people adapt to weather and climate impacts - an idea known as "ecosystem-based adaptation" (EbA). Around the world, governments, development agencies, civil society, and local communities are increasingly adopting a range of conservation and natural resource management strategies that build up human resilience to climate hazards. Drawing on... More
Technical Learning
Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
USAID/FFP, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
This new series in five parts synthesizes existing technical documents into pragmatic guidance to assist practitioners in integrating core aspects of resilience measurement into their program assessments, design, monitoring, evaluation, and learning. The series was prepared by Mercy Corps in collaboration with the USAID Center for Resilience, TANGO International, and Save the Children under the USAID-funded Resilience Evaluation, Analysis and... More
Technical Learning
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:00am to Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Washington, DC
USAID and the International Rescue Committee, with the support from The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP), are organizing a two-day workshop to catalog and bring together current thinking on cost-efficiency and cost-effectiveness methodologies and applications in humanitarian assistance.  This workshop is part of the Grand Bargain Cash Workstream, co-convened by the United Kingdom and the UN World Food Program. Findings and recommendations from... More
Webinar
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Online
In developing countries, there is little smallholder farmers can do to protect themselves from shock. When faced with unexpected volatility, they often turn to negative coping mechanisms like selling assets, reducing meals, or pulling children out of school.  To address this, Digital Development for Feed the Future, a collaboration between the U.S. Global Development Lab and the Bureau for Food Security (BFS), created Using Digital Tools to... More
Webinar
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
Today's world faces a double burden of malnutrition, with almost three billion people either undernourished, overweight, or obese (FAO 2013). The causes of this growing crisis are numerous and multi-faceted. Recognizing the need for action, USAID's Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy (2014-2025) and the Local Systems: A Framework for Supporting Sustained Development emphasize the multi-sectoral causes of malnutrition, the need for multi-sectoral... More
Featured PRO-WASH
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:15am
Online
The theme for World Water day (March 22) is Nature for Water, focusing on nature-based solutions to current water challenges. In honor of the World Water Day, please join World Vision's WASH Community of Practice for a 75-minute webinar focusing on nature-based solutions to WASH issues, with a particular emphasis on conservation.  Learn more and register here. 
Webinar
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Online
Technology if playing a growing role in reducing malnutrition. From food fortification technologies to direct communication with patients to encourage positive behavior, technological advances are increasingly integral to programs to prevent stunting and other forms of undernutrition. For the second of Malnutrition Deeply's regular Deeply Talks series, they will be discussing the use of technology in reducing stunting, including an in-depth look... More
Webinar
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Online
This event is part of the Webinar Series: "Agriculture-Nutrition-Health linkages: Research in the African context" produced by ANH Academy and African Nutrition Society. The Upper Manya Krobo District (UMKD) is an underserved rural district in the Eastern Region of Ghana with high rates of anemia (66%) and stunting (17%) among young children under 5 years of age and women of child-bearing age (48% are anemic). Poor nutrition contributes to about... More
Webinar
Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, June 28, 2018 (All day)
Online
The Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) Skills for Supply Chain, Finance, & ICT Staff training supports knowledgeable operations staff in delivering cash and voucher programs. The course focuses on the differences in requirements of the delivery modalities, the implications to operations, and how best to support and coordinate with program staff. The course was developed by Fritz Institute, in collaboration with the Cash Learning... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
FHI 360 - Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20009
Having the knowledge you need to do your job is critical to improving global health and development outcomes. But having the tools to help you apply that knowledge is just as crucial. The Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project is sponsoring a hands-on workshop for mid-level managers and program staff to train them on essential knowledge management (KM) tools and approaches.  In this half-day workshop, attendees will pre-register for a... More
Technical Learning
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day)
Ronald Reagan Building, Atrium Hall, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004
Convened annually by the Chicago Council of Global Affairs, Global Agricultural Development Institute, the symposium on global agriculture and food security provides a platform for discussion about the US government and international community's progress on addressing the problem of food insecurity.  Learn more and register here. 

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