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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
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. 
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
The closing date and time for all grant applications under the 2015 International Food Relief Partnership (IFRP) Request for Applications (RFA) has been extended to Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 12:00PM EDT.  All other terms and conditions of the RFA shall remain unchanged. The RFA in its entirety... Read More
USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, in collaboration with UNICEF, is hosting virtual Pre-Submission Conferences for the Integrating Community Health Annual Program Statement (APS-OAA-15-00004) and Addendum #1, Community Health Workers Programming (APS-OAA-15-000005).   Pre-Submission Conference Quick... Read More
On April 22, 2015, TOPS hosted a review and feedback session on a new draft toolkit, "Aligning Budgets for Implementing Environmental Compliance Safeguards in USAID Development Food Assistance Programs," from USAID’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA)’s Bureau... Read More
The TOPS team is assembling a booklet summarizing the Small Grant Program that many of you have been involved with over the past 4 1/2 years, and we request your input. Especially welcome would be photos, quotes from people describing their experience with small grant-generated resources,... Read More
The Technical References for FFP Development Food Assistance Projects have been revised, with an update to the Gender section to include additional information on required gender indicators and guidelines on budgeting for the project-level gender analysis.  View the revised document here. Please... Read More
April 9, 2015; Washington, DC Aflatoxin is a major issue in many USAID Food for Peace (FFP) project areas. We are continually learning more about aflatoxin’s impact on stunting, agriculture best practices to reduce aflatoxin levels, and ways to effectively integrate aflatoxin responses into our... Read More
The revised list of USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (FFP) indicators are now available, as are the following documents: FFP Indicators Handbook Part I: Indicators for Baseline and Final Evaluation Surveys (Note that the handbook includes a Household Roster for surveys. The Excel file of the roster... Read More

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