Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (All day)
Entebbe, Uganda
SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions) is increasingly used by various organizations as the standard survey method for nutrition and mortality surveys. In order to provide key-staff members with the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the methodology, the SMART Team delivers regional and national SMART Methodology trainings.An inter-agency SMART Survey Manager training will be organized by the SMART... More
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Online
This Agrilinks webinar will showcase the applied research of three Feed the Future Innovation Labs and their contributions to on-the-ground development impact. Leaders from the Feed the Future Innovation Labs for Nutrition, Soybean and Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss will present examples of how U.S. universities are leading the development of tools and innovations that support smallholder farming communities and other actors within agricultural... More
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
The purpose of Stories-without-an-ending (SWE) is to engage community groups in discussion of various issues dealing with the health and well-being of women, children, adolescents. SWE using a problem-posing approach to share new information and ideas with community members, strengthen their critical thinking skills to analyze their past experience and new information, and promote community-wide concensus for change. During this webinar, Judi... More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 (All day)
Save the Children 899 N Capitol St NE #900, Washington, DC, 20002
To RSVP, sign-up for a free membership with Kaya (www.kayaconnect.org), search for ‘Cash Transfer Programming- the Fundamentals’, and fill out the application for the Washington, D.C. training. If you have any questions, please contact admin.northamerica@cashlearning.org A light breakfast and lunch will be served. DESCRIPTION This course is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about cash transfer programming (CTP) in humanitarian contexts... More
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 1:15pm to 2:45pm
Online
Until now, there has been only one source of data on global fishery catches: information reported to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations by member countries. An extensive, ten-year study conducted by The Sea Around Us Project of the University of British Columbia shows that this catch data is fundamentally misleading. Many countries underreport the amount of fish caught ( some by as much as 500%), while others such as... More
Monday, July 31, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 4, 2017 (All day)
Online
Join USAID for the World Breastfeeding Week 2017 Webinar Series! Every webinar is at 9:00 AM EDT for one hour. See the list of webinars below: July 31 - Barriers to Breastfeeding: Findings from a Systematic Review of Practices in 20 Countries August 1 - Working Together to Save Lives in Emergencies: Initiatives and Tools to Support Breastfeeding in Emergencies August 2 - The Global Partnership for HIV-Free Survival: Quality Improvement and... More
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Join MEASURE Evaluation for a webinar on developing gender-sensitive monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems. The webinar will take place August 3 at 11:00am EDT and will be led by MEASURE Evaluation’s Samantha Herrera and Debra Prosnitz. The important role gender plays in health and overall development has been increasingly recognized in the past decade. This recognition includes several global and US policies and strategies being developed... More
Sunday, August 20, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 25, 2017 (All day)
Mbour, Senegal
The Grandmother Project announces its next regional workshop on the Change through Culture approach which promotes social change in communities. The workshop, in French, is primarily intended for staff of NGOs and international organizations who are responsible for planning and supervising community programs dealing with health/nutrition, RH, Adolescent Health, Child Protection and Education/ECD.  The generic methodology that will be presented/... More
Monday, September 4, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 15, 2017 (All day)
Accra, Ghana
The Sustainable Microfinance and Development Programme comes to Ghana  in September 2017, in two one-week workshops entirely devoted to Savings Groups. The SMDP Ghana will take place September 4-15, 2017 in Accra and is offered by the University of New Hampshire, hosted by Microfin Consult in Ghana and delivered by VSL Associates (www.vsla.net). The SMDP Savings Group (SG) courses are designed for institutions and individuals who are committed... More
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (All day) to Friday, September 29, 2017 (All day)
Washington, DC
On September 27 - 29, 2017 the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO Summit) will return for its 11th annual convening in Washington, D.C. Each year, over 500 youth and economic development experts from more than 50 countries gather at the GYEO Summit to connect, exchange, and collaborate. Learn more and register here.

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