Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Thursday, February 23, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 17, 2017 (All day)
Washington, DC
The aim of this five (5) day face-to-face training is to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of humanitarian organizations' practitioners for cash transfer technical design and quality. This course targets technical or operational staff responsible for leading and overseeing the design and monitoring of cash transfer programs. This group might include technical specialists from many sectors, including but not limited to specialists in... More
TOPS Event
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC & Online
USAID’s Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy notes that “nutrition-specific interventions alone will not eliminate under-nutrition; however, in combination with nutrition-sensitive interventions, there is enormous potential to enhance the effectiveness of nutrition investments worldwide." Nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions are those that address the underlying determinants of malnutrition and incorporate specific nutrition goals and... More
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
The City Club of Washington, DC, 555 13th St NW, Washington, DC
Seed is the single most important agricultural input of crop production, but not all seed is equally accessible and/or available. Join Agrilinks, Microlinks and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance for a special event where experts will address how Quality Declared Seeds (QDS) might be able to close some of the gaps by offering a range of crop and seed varieties critical to climate-smart and nutrition-sensitive agriculture. Many small-... More
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Join USAID, the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project and the Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) for a webinar to highlight the importance of tackling gender norms and inequities that act as barriers to men and boys’ use of contraception. Learn more and register here.
TOPS Event
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
FSN Network's SBC Task Force would like to invite you to its task force meeting. The group will host a discussion about Incorporating Elements of Behavioral Economics into SBC Design. The Task Force hopes to build on the rich discussions lately in the CORE, FSN, and Springboard SBC communities about the parallel development and mutual complementarity of these and other design approaches.  Elizabeth Long, founder of DTA Innovation and former... More
Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
ACDI/VOCA, 50 F St NW, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is a global partnership of humanitarian actors engaged in policy, practice and research within cash and voucher programming. With over 45 members including from United Nations agencies, the donor community, the private sector, and humanitarian non-governmental organizations (NGOs), CaLP is based on learning, knowledge sharing, networking and coordination around the appropriate and timely use of cash transfer... More
TOPS Event
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
The Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistance II (LIFT II) Project is a USAID-funded cooperative agreement managed by FHI 360. LIFT II provides technical assistance and strategic support to USAID missions, host government agencies, implementing partners, and other public, private and civil society organizations to develop and strengthen multi-sectoral clinic-community referral systems. LIFT II establishes and supports referral systems... More
Monday, March 20, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 24, 2017 (All day)
Capital Hotel and Spa, 22 Mazoria, Haile G/Slassie Avenue, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
What are you supposed to DO with your Theory of Change (ToC) after it has been developed? How should you use your ToC throughout the project cycle? How can you validate your ToC and demonstrate your projects’ impact within the ToC’s context, annually and at project closeout? These are a few of the questions that will be answered during ACDI/VOCA's Theory of Change Adaptive Learning and Validation Conference and Workshop. Conference participation... More
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Washington, DC
InsideNGO will be holding a Food Aid Roundtable in Washington, DC. Roundtables are a great opportunity to meet with peers at colleague agencies and discuss the issues that are important to you. These are free events and for InsideNGO members only. There will be a call in option available for this Roundtable. If you will be attending the Roundtable in person, please register here. If you will be calling in to the Roundtable, please register here.
Monday, March 27, 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day)
Bangkok, Thailand
​Connexus Corporation is working with USAID, CRS and Chemonics International to organize a two-day learning event, which will raise awareness of the changing demographics impacting global demand and supply of food, and highlight how food systems are transforming, linking rural to urban markets, and responding to changing food preferences, especially in urban areas of developing countries. In 2017, we will highlight the multiple ways in which the... More