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All Past Events

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  
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 More information about this meeting, including details on how to join remotely, will be posted closer to the meeting date.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 (All day) to Thursday, January 17, 2013 (All day)
Washington, DC
USAID is proud to announce the upcoming workshop, Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM): contributions to multiple development objectives, January 16-17, 2013 in Washington, DC.   In addition to NRM professionals, this workshop targets international development professionals with expertise in global climate change, food security, economic development, democracy, conflict, and humanitarian assistance to enhance learning on how CBNRM... More
Monday, January 14, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Creative Associates International, 5301 Wisconsin Ave, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20015
This follow-on event to last year's USAID EGAT workshop will focus on the role of agriculture in stimulating economic recovery in post-conflict settings. Case studies from Iraq, Rwanda, Yemen, and Gaza will review the evidencerelated to the USAID manual "A Guide to Economic Growth in Post-Conflict Countries". Colleagues from USAID, FAO, area universities, and other implementing organizations will be participating. Ths SID Work Grou pon Food... More
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Ambassador Donald Steinberg Deputy Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO A BRIEFING Looking Back, Looking Forward: Gender Integration and Women’s Empowerment at USAID  with Carla Koppell Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment Sarah Mendelson Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Caren Grown Senior Gender advisor, Bureau of... More
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
The meeting will take place Tuesday, December 18 at 10 AM EST. The main agenda items are: Update on ANRM TOPS Tools and training plan for next year Thoughts on specific discussions sessions To join the Ag Task Force meeting from your computer or mobile device, click or copy and paste this URL into your browser: To join the audio portion of this meeting, choose your dial in method: Dial-in... More
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:00am
This meeting will take place at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday, December 18th. For the meeting we'll update you on the progress to date on the Care Group Training Manual, Erin Pfeiffer and Sarah Bauler will share a brief presentation on Care Groups and Social Capital, and we'll talk about plans for Care Group trainings.The following is the link for the online meeting, using the Blackboard Collaborate platform.  Plan to sign in a few minutes early to make... More
Monday, December 17, 2012 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Center for Global Development 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, Third Floor Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Poverty and vulnerability are thought to be important risk factors for HIV infection among young people in sub-Saharan Africa. Should country governments and donors use cash transfer programs targeted to the poor as a method to reduce HIV transmission? At this CGD brownbag seminar, Sudhanshu Handa will present evaluation research on whether the Government of Kenya's Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children reduces the risk of HIV among... More
Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Please join us for the next TOPS SBC Task Force meeting on Thursday, December 13 at 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST. Please use the link below to access the meeting:
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 9:00am to 10:30pm
Save the Children's DC headquarters: 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500
A key topic for discussion will be setting goals for what we will do as a Task Force in the coming year When we last met several weeks ago, we heard some great ideas about work we could take on. We'd love to continue that conversation, seeking individuals who may be interested in working on task teams in a few emerging areas. It looks like interest coalesced in a few key areas: 1) Guidance for 'deep dive' case studies that are learning oriented... More
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 9:00am to 11:00am
1777 F Street NW, Washington, DC • First Floor
You are cordially invited a high-level briefing and US report launch hosted by Save the Children. Welcome and opening remarks by Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children.Moderated by Cokie Roberts, Vice Chair, Save the Children Board of Trustees, political commentator for ABC and NPR, columnist and author. To register, click here. Panelists include: • Rene Peter HohmannUrban Specialist, Cities Alliance• Neil BoothbyUS Government... More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
World Bank G-Building, 1776 G Street, NW Washington, DC, Room G4-001
Presented by:   Anna Herforth Consultant for The World Bank and The UN Food and Agriculture Organization  and   Andy Jones   Research Associate at Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences To RSVP to this event, please contact Mario Mendez at Malnutrition has multiple determinants requiring problem-solving approaches that span beyond the health sector. Agriculture and rural development, being so closely linked... More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave Room M17/M18 (Public Information Center) Washington, DC
An efficient, dynamic fertilizer industry underpins a strong agricultural sector and a growing economy. Few industries are so vital to farm productivity and food security, yet are so frequently constrained by varying approval standards, unstable government policies, and volatile trade flows. Despite public policies and investment intended to promote fertilizer use, the distribution and adoption of fertilizer remains low across many developing... More
Monday, December 3, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Ronald Reagan Building, Amphitheater 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20523
Dr. Rajiv Shah cordially invites you to a Development Forum on USAID’s Policy and Program Guidance Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis Chronic poverty and recurring shocks are driving the same communities into crisis year after year, undermining development gains. One year after the worst drought in East Africa in 60 years plunged more than 13 million people into crisis, USAID is doing business differently to help vulnerable communities move... More
Monday, December 3, 2012 (All day) to Friday, December 7, 2012 (All day)
New Delhi, India
The conference, to be held in New Delhi, India, will focus on how to achieve the UN Secretary General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health key output of “21.9 million more infants would be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life” by 2015. The World Breastfeeding Conference 2012 aims to close the gap between the framework outlined in international documents to protect, promote and support breastfeeding and its... More
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Marriott Hotel Courtyard Washington Embassy Row 1600 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
A stakeholder meeting to present and discuss results of the USAID/Food for Peace-supported Tufts Exit Strategies Study Ensuring the sustainability of the positive impacts of Title II development food aid programs after the food is withdrawn and the programs are shut down is a long-standing challenge. Most Title II programs incorporate implicit or explicit sustainability plans—exit strategies—that is, processes for ensuring the continuation of... More
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 9:00am
Save the Children's DC headquarters: 2000 L Street, NW, Suite 500
Food for Peace developed a comprehensive list of all FFP indicators – both for baseline, final evaluation and annual monitoring. You will find attached below the list of indicators for your review and comments.  Please review the indicators and forward your comments to Arif Rashid at by November 21, 2012. We will set up a meeting to discuss your comments on Monday, November 26, at 9:00 am in TOPS conference room... More
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 9:30am to 11:00am
National Press Club (Murrow, White, and Lisagor Rooms) 529 14th St., N.W., 13th floor, Washington, DC 20045
David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, invites you to join him and a distinguished panel to launch Bread for the World Institute’s 2013 Hunger Report: Within Reach—Global Development Goals on the morning of November 19 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. In 2015, leaders are expected to decide on a new set of global development goals to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The 2013 Hunger Report calls for a... More
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW Room M17/M18 Washington, DC
Animal source foods (ASF), which contain high concentrations of complete protein and readily-available micronutrients, can make a strong positive impact on children in developing countries. At this seminar, Montague Demment, former Director of the Global Livestock CRSP, will discuss a series of USAID-funded studies and projects that have demonstrated success in improving children’s diet quality and cognitive development through greater access to... More
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 (All day) to Thursday, November 15, 2012 (All day)
The Madison Hotel, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Registration is now open for the FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting in Washington, DC November 13-15, 2012. The workshop is intended for food security and nutrition grantees, donors, and researchers to engage in peer learning, knowledge sharing and networking around improved food aid and food security implementation. Some of the planned topics include resilience, program learning, local and regional procurement, agriculture-nutrition linkages... More