USAID/Food for Peace held its first ever photo contest in honor of its 60th anniversary this year! We received over 80 photos that showcased the great work FFP programs are accomplishing around the world. Congratulations to our two first place winners from Land O'Lakes International Development and... Read More
The TOPS Program will be hosting an additional Theory of Change Training November 4 - 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. The training, designed and taught by TANGO International, takes participants through the process of developing a theory of change. The Theory of Change training is designed for program... Read More
TOPS is hosting a Designing for Behavior Change (DBC) training in collaboration with Project Concern International. This five-day workshop gives field staff and managers the skills and tools to apply a behavioral approach to designing food security programs, through the Designing for Behavior... Read More
Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards is holding a Training of Trainers (funded by a TOPS Small Grant) in Burkina Faso on April 13 - 18, 2015. Applications are due by March 6. Learn more here and download the application here. Note that all materials and application are in French.
USAID has just released a primer on resilience, available in both English and French. The primer is designed to provide USAID and partner staff with an introduction to resilience as an analytic, programmatic and organizing concept, as well as an overview of USAID's resilience efforts to date. In... Read More
CORE Group and the FSN Network Knowledge Management Task Force hosted a one-hour workshop that walked participants through some participatory activities for facilitating virtual meetings. View the recording and other materials here.
The TOPS Program has recently been extended for two years, until August 2017. As the TOPS team prepares for a planning meeting from August 18-21, we would welcome your input to help us prioritize our work so we target programmatic areas of greatest need. Please send your input on the two questions... Read More
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Food for Peace (FFP), is seeking your comments on the guidance on the Annual Results Report (ARR). For FY 2015 results reporting, FFP has revised the ARR guidance to include guidance on annual reporting for emergency projects... Read More
The Office of Food for Peace will be offering an ARR/SAPQ training session for PVO partners on September 23-24. This two-day training will cover submission of quality Annual Results Reports (ARRs) and Standardized Annual Performance Questionnaires (SAPQs) into the Food for Peace Management... Read More
After a summer of closing out the initial round of small grants, and following The TOPS Program's recent 2-year extension, we are excited to announce that we will reopen the Micro Grant Program onThursday, October 1, 2015. Stay tuned for more details and the official RFAs!