Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, June 28, 2018 (All day)
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
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
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! TOPS Strategic Learning Advisor, Laurie Starr, will host four refresher sessions designed to answer questions that help you use the Theory of Change (TOC) checklist to fine tune a TOC for USAID FFP Development Food Security Activity (DFSA). The... More
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am
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
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 
TOPS Event
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 will be hosting an informal discussion on the Role of Knowledge Management in Project Close Out. Join us and our KM colleagues Jennifer Danke from QED and April Thompson from KDAD as we share our experiences. If you would like to share about this or any other aspect of your work with the group, please contact Yemisi Songo-Williams, Knowledge Management Specialist, As... More
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and USAID are pleased to invite the food and agricultural research community, global development practitioners and donors, and U.S. Government interagency partners to participate in a public meeting on the evidence base on rural youth employment and livelihoods.  The purpose of the public meeting is to develop a shared understanding of rural labor markets and youth-specific... More
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004 and Online
The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) and USAID are pleased to invite global development practitioners and researchers to participate in a public meeting on resilience measurement and analysis. The purpose of this public meeting is to share knowledge about theoretical and applied frameworks for resilience measurement and analysis and to identify opportunities to leverage U.S. university research capabilities to... More
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Do you want a more in-depth understanding of the true needs of your community? Are you interested in learning easy ways to gain valuable input from others? Would you like to learn how to quickly gather knowledge from local experts to solve a problem? This webinar is designed for non-social scientists who would like to use focus groups to better inform program planning, evaluation, needs assessments, gathering staff input, advocacy, or change... More