TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting: Learn, Adapt, Apply
This gathering of practitioners and donors will spotlight activities that improve responses and processes for lasting successes in food security.
- Learn to develop and carry out planning and implementing tools to strengthen technical capacity.
- Gain expertise in building stronger, more adaptable processes for food security programming.
- Provide input to shape resilience strategies.
- Discuss how to incorporate knowledge management activities into everyday tasks.
Be both the student and teacher as you exchange ideas with implementers, donors and experts. Sharing and gaining knowledge is a powerful tool through which we can help more children and households benefit from the US Government's commitment to end hunger.
Registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available starting at 8am on Thursday, July 10.
$50/person (includes all sessions, as well as breakfast and lunch both days)
*The meeting is free for USAID employees and meeting presenters.
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Thursday, July 10 | 9:00am - 5:30pm (breakfast & registration from 8 - 9am)
Friday, July 11 | 9:00am - 5:15pm (breakfast & registration from 8 - 9am)
Featuring Keynote Speaker Nancy Lindborg, USAID Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA)
There will be 3 session topic areas:
- Learn - Focused on knowledge management, with topics around communities of practices and learning agendas.
- Adapt - Focused on the latest in resilience, including mobile technology and more.
- Apply - Focused on technical areas, with topics around SBC/gender, agriculture, and environmental enteropathy.
Sessions will include:
- Food for Peace Strategy Update: A Consultation Session
- Theory of Change: What Does It Mean for Implementers and How Does It Apply to Title II Programming?
- Formative Investigation to Design Integrated Agriculture and Nutrition Programming
- Where's the Money? Budgeting for Environmental Safeguards in Food Assistance
- From Science to Practice: The Intersection of WASH, Environmental Enteric Disfunction, and Nutrition
- Communities of Practice: How Linking Development Practitioners Is Transforming Food Security Programming
- From Gender Analysis to Barrier Analysis and Beyond
- Evidence Base and Measurement of Resilience
- Mobile Technology: Exploring Applications for Food Security and Nutrition Programming
- Saving Lives and Killing Pests: Fumigation and Protection of Warehoused Food Aid Commodities
The hotel is conveniently located near the Dupont Circle (Red Line) and Foggy Bottom (Blue/Orange Lines) Metro stops. Click here for Metro information.
The special room rate is no longer available, but you can still book a room at the regular rate at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. Click here for more information.
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