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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!
  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’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
TOPS hosted partner consultations in January and February to support the development of Food for Peace's updated strategic plan. View resources from the consultations here.
USAID/FFP is offering a chance to participate in hands-on FFPMIS training through a full day training comprised of various session(s) you can select to attend. All sessions will be conducted at the Washington Learning Center and you can attend as many sessions as you would like throughout the... Read More
--Due to overwhelming response, applications are now closed and the training is full.-- International Medical Corps is hosting a Theory of Change Training, funded by a TOPS Micro Grant, on April 6 - 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Over the course of the 4-day training, TANGO International will guide... Read More
This program equips people working in international development and grassroots projects with the perspectives and skills needed to engage with communities in partnership to incorporate elements into the design of communities, smallholder farms and land with household agricultural production that... 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
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

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