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All Past Events

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (All day)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Save the date for Women's World Banking Making Finance Work for Women bi-annual Summit from October 24-25, 2017 in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Learn more and register here.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Please join the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management for a webinar on using neem as a botanical pesticide in IPM programs and the potential for farmers and entrepreneurs to develop local neem-based biopesticides. Neem trees are ubiqui- tous in Asia, Africa, and Central America, and their seeds and leaves contain natural insecticidal properties, making it a safe and highly effective botanical pesticide. The presenters... More
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Des Moines, Iowa and online
For those of you participating in the upcoming World Food Prize Meetings in Des Moines, Iowa – either remotely or in person – we encourage you to join a side event entitled Building an Evidence Base for Resilience Programming under the USG Global Food Security Strategy: Bridging the Gap Between Humanitarian and Development Assistance. The meeting is hosted by the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD), an advisory... More
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
This webinar will explore the use of project case-studies to illustrate how storytelling can be used in the family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) context to engage local community members as storytellers and advocates; challenge unhealthy gender norms; and promote the adoption of healthy, gender equitable behaviors and policies. Register here.
Monday, October 16, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, October 18, 2017 (All day)
Holiday Inn, 1900 N Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209
The course is designed to provide the tools and skills every organization needs to win a USAID grant. The three-day course will take participants through every step of the process: capture management; advanced preparation and research; identifying grant opportunities (USAID Business Forecast and AID Yellow Book), analyzing various USAID solicitations; drafting technical and cost applications; and responding to discussion questions with USAID.... More
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
IUNS 2017 Conference Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel San Martin 1225/1275, 1104 Room 2 - Libertador C Buenos Aires, Argentina
Join JSI and its partners to share results, insights, and lessons learned from a broad range of state of the art nutrition implementation practices. Three renowned experts will present the latest technical information, current trends, and key lessons learned for nutrition implementation within and across sectors including nutrition-sensitive agriculture, nutrition within the health sector, and WASH in nutrition programs. Following presentations... More
Friday, October 6, 2017 (All day)
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC
Chemonics, joined by Making Cents International, Land O'Lakes International Development, and IFDC, will host learning and exchange symposium on October 6, 2017 entitled "Enabling Market Intermediaries for Improved Market Systems." Our featured speakers will include: Dr. Tom Reardon, professor of agricultural, food, and resource economics at Michigan State University Robert Anyang, chief of party of the Feed the Future Uganda Commodity Production... More
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Virginia
Expanding Financial Inclusion (EFI) in Africa, funded by Mastercard Foundation and managed by Catholic Relief Services, is hosting an event in conjunction with The SEEP Network Annual Conference. EFI Africa has surpassed its project targets, forming 19,000+ SILC groups, reaching 1/2 million+ households, and achieving 68% membership from the poorer half of the community with the Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) Private Service... More
TOPS Event
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
The demand for gender analysis consultants is growing.  Earlier this year, TOPS distributed a survey to consultants and implementing partners to find out what each is seeking and where gaps exist in the gender analysis process.  During this one hour webinar, we summarized the survey results and shared resources to bridge the connection between consultants and implementing partners of Food For Peace development programs.  Participants had the... More
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, 13th Floor, Washington, DC 20045
  Mark your calendars for a global learning event hosted by USAID's multi-sectoral nutrition project, Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING). SPRING will share key lessons learned and results achieved with its partners over the past six years, along with a wide range of tools developed to strengthen evidence-based multi-sectoral nutrition programming. Be sure to save the date and be on the lookout... More
Monday, October 2, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (All day)
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel 2800 South Potomac Avenue Arlington, Virginia 22202
The 2017 SEEP Network Annual Conference will bring together leading practitioners, funders, research organizations and private sector actors dedicated to promoting more inclusive and resilient markets and financial systems. Under the conference theme - Catalyzing Transformative Change - we will deepen our understanding and commitment to approaches that bring about large scale positive change. We will explore insights garnered from behavioral... More
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day)
Washington, DC
On September 27 - 29, 2017 the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO Summit) will return for its 11th annual convening in Washington, D.C. Each year, over 500 youth and economic development experts from more than 50 countries gather at the GYEO Summit to connect, exchange, and collaborate. Learn more and register here.
Monday, September 25, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day)
Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD
CORE Group’s Global Health Practitioner Conferences enable community health advocates (NGOs, academics, donors, private sector, etc.) to collaborate, discuss ideas, and form partnerships for improving programs that save lives around the world. Learn more and register here!
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
1619 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
Dr. Masters is a Professor in the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Economics. His research uses economic methods to inform and improve the food system, especially in developing countries.  He is the co-author of an undergraduate textbook, Economics of Agricultural Development: World Food Systems and Resource Use. From 2006 through 2011 he edited Agricultural... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Save the Children, 899 North Capitol Street NE, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20002 and Online
At this FSN Network Resilience Task Force Meeting (RTF), participants shared experience in resilience M&E at the project/activity level. Members shared tools their various organizations developed, adopted, or adapted to assess the effectiveness of interventions at the project level. These tools, some of which are still under development, are primarily intended for field teams, and for projects that may have limited resources and/or limited... More
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am
While there are many opportunities to make agriculture more nutrition-sensitive, understanding how to influence behavior to address the indirect causes of malnutrition can be a challenge. USAID’s multi-sectoral nutrition project, SPRING, has developed an online training course for professionals who design and implement agriculture projects. The course builds knowledge and skills so participants can make agriculture projects more nutrition-... More
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Companies purchasing from small farmers are often on the front lines delivering services, information and finance to communities hard hit by variable weather and other threats. Understanding how these companies are responding to the risks facing their farmer suppliers and supply chains is critical to developing effective partnerships for resilient value chains.  This webinar will share key takeaways from the Feed the Future Learning Community... More
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Pathfinder International and our E2A project are launching a K4Health toolkit for implementers, donors, and others who are working to support sexual and reproductive health services and interventions for married youth and first-time parents (FTPs) around the world. The toolkit draws on Pathfinder’s nearly 20 years of experience working with these groups and includes resources developed and adapted by Pathfinder and E2A for projects in Uganda,... More
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor - Holeman Lounge, Washington, DC 20045
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) will launch the new U.S. Government's Global Food Security Research Strategy and to highlight U.S. Government, university, international agricultural research center, and private sector collaboration and synergy on research to end global hunger.  Click here to register and learn more about the event.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
The findings from the USAID Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP)-supported multi-year studies on the impact and cost-effectiveness of the Preventing Malnutrition in Children Under 2 Approach (PM2A) in Burundi and Guatemala will be presented and discussed on September 11, 2017, from 8:30am-1:00pm. Hosted by FANTA, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), IFPRI, and Mercy Corps, with support from the USAID/FFP, the event will take place at the FHI 360... More