Food Security and Nutrition Network

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  The growing importance of women’s empowerment as an explicit or implicit objective in many agricultural development projects calls for a measure of women’s empowerment that agricultural development projects can use to diagnose key areas of women’s (and men’s) disempowerment, design appropriate... Read More
USAID will be holding stakeholder consultations with FFP implementing partners to capture best practices and needs for integrating climate change adaptation into development food assistance programs. Climate change adaptation, integration, and mitigation have been a priority of USAID with the... 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
The TOPS Program is proud to announce the launch of a new website to more quickly connect you with information about:TOPS Small Grants Program TOPS Virtual and In-Person Learning Events Associate Awards TOPS Structure and Mechanisms of Engagement Learn more about TOPS-sponsored events, activities... Read More

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