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Wednesday, June 17, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (All day)
In these highly uncertain and rapidly changing times, the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region, like many regions in Africa, remains fundamentally dependent on a resilient agricultural system and natural resource base. Climate change still poses the greatest threat to the agricultural system and therefore technical capacity is needed to address these future impacts and adapt plans, policies and programs. Taking into account... More
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (All day)
The Virtual Dialogues on the Road to the 34th Committee on Fisheries (COFI34) will be held from 13-17 July 2020. On Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 19:00 – 20:30 (UTC+8) on the Zoom platform, our Illuminating Hidden Harvest (IHH) Team from WorldFish, with close collaboration with FAO and Duke University, will be participating in a special webinar session. This webinar is proposed as a hybrid panel with three short presentations. The IHH project’s... More
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (All day)
In the African continent, where almost 60% of people are under the age of 25, economies are expected to lose billions of dollars due to the Covid-19 crisis, severely impacting jobs and livelihoods. However, young people in sub-Saharan Africa have been at the forefront of innovation in their Covid-19 responses, in many cases using digital tech to transform their lives and communities. With the right support, youth can not only respond to the... More
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 8:00am
Communication, facilitation, and negotiation skills are fundamental for frontline field staff to support effective behavior change during their day-to-day activities. During COVID-19 program adaptations, these skills are even more crucial to build trust and facilitate the adoption of essential practices and behaviors. USAID's Office of Food for Peace (FFP)-funded SCALE and PRO-WASH awards invite you to participate in an interactive webinar to... More
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 2:00pm
Remote CVA programming has been highlighted as a key challenge for the community of practice in scaling up CVA to mitigate and address the widespread economic impacts of COVID-19. Targeting, registering and verifying new recipients as programming expands is a particular challenge for humanitarian actors whose added value is often their knowledge and relationships at the community level. While there is quality guidance, such as the NRC guidelines... More
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 9:00am
Many factors combine to shape diets and maternal and child health. In this webinar, we review recent research from the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition regarding the role of markets and infrastructure in mitigating nutritional risks. We focus specific attention on findings from Bangladesh, Nepal, and Uganda, examining correlates and drivers of dietary diversity, linear growth and weight gain, and nutritional resilience. Panelists: Dr... More
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 8:00am
Les compétences en matière de communication, de facilitation et de négociation sont fondamentales pour les agents de terrain afin de soutenir un changement de comportement efficace dans le cadre de ses activités quotidiennes. Lors des adaptations du programme suite à la pandémie de COVID-19, ces compétences sont encore plus cruciales pour instaurer un climat de confiance et faciliter l'adoption de pratiques et de comportements essentiels. Les... More
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 2:00pm
The first out of five webinars from the Agriculture, Nutrition & Health Academy is designed to help practitioners gain an essential understanding of social and behavior change, especially: What SBC is (not) about Why some people do not practice the promoted behaviors Where people’s knowledge fits into the process of change What the main misconceptions about changing people’s behaviors are and why they are wrong What small doable actions you... More
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 2:00pm
This 90-minute webinar and Q&A will present a complete picture of the state of CVA in 2020, and how we can all work together to better meet the needs of crisis-affected people. Join us to understand the report’s major findings and the key evidence you need to continue enacting change and challenging the humanitarian system. This report follows on from ‘The State of the World’s Cash Report’, a seminal piece published in 2018. Click to... More
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 11:00am
Nos complace invitarle a asistir al webinar para el lanzamiento del resumen ejecutivo del informe de hallazgos sobre el análisis de las lecciones aprendidas en la provisión de transferencias monetarias en Colombia y Ecuador en respuesta a la crisis de Venezuela. Este evento es organizado conjuntamente por CaLP y el Grupo de Trabajo Regional sobre Programas de Transferencias Monetarias que forma parte de la Plataforma de Coordinación... More