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
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 (All day) to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 (All day)
How can livestock researchers incorporate important gender and nutrition dimensions into their projects? The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems is offering a three-part webinar series on the integration of gender and nutrition into 1) design, 2) data collection and analysis, and 3) final reporting of livestock research projects. Through this interactive webinar series, livestock researchers and collaborators will learn how to... More
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00am to Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:30am
In April the REAL Award launched the USAID Resilience Measurement Guidance Note Series, a set of five guidance notes that provide pragmatic guidance to assist practitioners in integrating core aspects of resilience measurement into their programs and activities.  In this short course, we invite you to join us for three interactive webinar sessions where you will learn how to apply the guidance in your work. Register for one, two or all of them... More
Thursday, June 21, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, July 26, 2018 (All day)
1,000 Days and Upswell are proud to announce the Global Breastfeeding Webinar Series, where experts will offer free training to breastfeeding advocates around the world on how to utilize social media to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in the lead up to World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month (U.S.) in August.  Learn more about the webinars here. 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:00am
Agrlinks will host a special 30-minute Q&A with food security policy researchers Suresh Chandra Babu and Duncan Boughton on what recent policy research shows us on the way forward in strengthening the national policy systems.  In most developing countries, there is a disconnect between the evidence generated by policy research and analysis and the policy making process. How do we overcome this gap in order to enhance food security and... More
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC 20005
USAID Office of Food for Peace-funded Food Aid Quality Review (FAQR) Project led by faculty at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and its partners will convene a 'Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit' in Washington, DC on June 27-28, 2018. The Evidence Summit will serve as a forum to synthesize the current state of research on food assistance for nutrition, facilitate dialogue on key policy and program-... More
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00am
CaLP has launched a new case study documenting the experiences of five countries in West Africa to define a minimum expenditure basket (MEB). The report should provide useful reading for anyone working on multi-purpose cash or interested in the realities of designig a cash intervention at the country level. CaLP will host a webinar with actors involved in the research to discuss how their work has progressed since the conclusion of the study,... More
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This is a 1-day face to face training course on the fundamentals of cash transfer programming hosted by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).  This session will introduce you to the fundamentals of Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) and will help you to begin understanding it. No knowledge of CTP is required to do this course, so if you are a complete beginner, don't worry, you are in the right place! By the end of the course, you'll be able to:... More
Monday, July 30, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 3, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This 5-day course, developed by the Fritz Insitute in conjunction with CaLP, course is structured around the humanitarian project cycle and allows a range of operations staff to understand their role and function in the design, implementation, and monitoring of cash transfer programs. This course is for supply chain, finance, and ICT staff who are, will be, supporting the implementation of cash transger programs.  Apply here. Deadline to fill... More
Monday, August 13, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)
Washington, DC
This a 5-day face to face training on Core Cash Transfer Programming (CTP) skills for program staff hosted by the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP). This course is structured around the project cycle and covers all of the key skills required to design, implement and monitor cash transfer programs. The course is focused on a technical/programmatic perspective, and incorporates examples and case studies from multiple sectors.  Course Aim: To... More