Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Malnutrition is a leading cause of many health problems across the globe, yet current funding is insufficient to address the problem. Securing adequate funding requires understanding how much funding has already been allocated to nutrition and how much and where the funding gaps are. Guided by the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement, nearly 50 countries, have embarked on nutrition resource tracking designed to determine available funding and... More
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Forest foods are widely consumed by forest dependent communities. Given their rich nutrient content, they have potential to contribute to food and nutrition security. Join ANH Academy and the African Nutrition Society in this fifth session of the "Agriculture-Nutrition-Health linkages: Research in the African context" webinar series that explores critical links between agriculture, livelihoods, health and individual and household nutrition in... More
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The BRACED (Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters) program invites you to a joint webinar "Users and Producers of CIS in sub-Saharan Africa: Exploring Roles and Needs" hosted by BRACED and the USAID Learning Agenda for Climate Services in sub-Saharan Africa. This webinar will address two key emerging issues in the field of climate information services (CIS): 1) what we know and don't know about the users of CIS and... More
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Many policymakers and program managers rely on food availability data referring to the national or household level. While important, these data are not sufficient to assess the nutritional adequacy of the diet among different population groups, such as adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women, small children, adult men, etc. Individual food consumption data are being collected in many countries, including low and middle income countries.... More
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. 
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