Food Security and Nutrition Network

Latest Updates

As a follow up to the recent meeting hosted by the TOPS Program, here is the updated version of USAID Office of Food for Peace's (FFP) draft FY16 International Emergency Food Assistance Annual Program Statement (APS). It is now open for public review and comment. The updated version features a... Read More
The Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) Request for Applications (RFA) is now available here.     Kindly note that the overall purpose of this RFA is for applications from U.S. based not-for-profit organizations, having 501(c)(3) IRS tax code status, for the... Read More
The TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting on July 10 - 11, 2014 brought together over 200 practitioners and donors to learn about new tools and practices, gain skills for building stronger, more resilient food security programming, and discuss how to incorporate knowledge management into your... Read More
FFPMIS Training for New Users December 4, 2014; 9:00AM - 5:00PM. Designed to introduce new FFPMIS users to the data entry procedures for emergency applications, development applications, and Pipeline and Resource Estimate Proposals (PREPs). Target audience: Attendees designated within their... Read More
The Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) framework is a field-friendly program that aims to integrate doable nutrition actions into facility- and community-based health services as well as agriculture and food security programs, women’s savings and business development groups, early childhood and... Read More
The next TOPS/FSN Network Knowledge Sharing Meeting will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh in March 2015.  This meeting will be an opportunity for practitioners and donors to explore activities and approaches that lead to lasting successes in food security.  Please let us know your thoughts about... Read More
As part of its strategy update process, and in order to provide an opportunity for free and substantive input from our partners on a variety of key strategic issues, the USAID Office of Food for Peace invites briefing notes in response to a number of questions, outlined below: Linking the... Read More
Design for Resilience in Smallholder Farming Systems: Symposium and Consultation on Agroecological Principles, Design and Practice January 21 – 22, 2015; Washington, DC TOPS is hosting this two-day event that will allow sharing around principles, design and practices for building resilience in... Read More
The draft Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 2015) (1) Request for Applications (RFA) for Title II development food assistance programs in Bangladesh and Mali (2) country-specific information for Bangladesh and Mali; and (3) new Food for Peace (FFP) technical reference chapters are now available. Draft Country... Read More
Please join TOPS, in collaboration with the FSN Network Social and Behavioral Change (SBC) Task Force and the CORE Group SBC Working Group, for a training on the new Make Me a Change Agent manual. This set of field-friendly SBC lessons seeks to build the skills of community-level workers, such as... Read More

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