Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Monday, April 24, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenay
Indepth Research Services will host a training course focusing on Farmers' Organizations (FO). They are effective channels of communication between the member-farmers. Without them, a situation of isolated voices would arise, that lack coordination and general power to affect the behavior of agricultural services providers.  This course is intended for various actors in the Agriculture Extension working with communities, in governments, funding... More
TOPS Event
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC & Online
Please join us for the next Resilience Task Force meeting, Tuesday, April 25, 10:00-11:30 am EST. In addition to updates and announcements on current resources and resilience-related activities, we are pleased to welcome Jon Kurtz, Director of Research and Learning at Mercy Corps, who will present on the work of the Rockefeller-funded Resilience Measurement, Evidence and Learning (MEL) Community of Practice (CoP). As relevant background... More
TOPS Event
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Online
Please join the Knowledge Management Task Force for its next meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 11:00AM – 12:30PM EST via Adobe Connect: https://coregroup.adobeconnect.com/km/ On the Agenda: Highlights from the KM4Dev Seattle ‘Communities of Practice Meeting’, held April 6th and 7th, 2017. CARE’s Senior Technical Advisor for Knowledge Management and Learning Emily Janoch discusses the recent market analysis of USAID-Food For Peace’s Kore Lavi... More
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
The Friends House (Elizabeth Fry 1 room) 173 - 177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ United Kingdom
In 2012, GOAL designed the Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice (NIPP) approach as a participatory and grass-roots based approach, directly tackling a package of the underlying behavioural causes of malnutrition, irrespective of its particular manifestations. Since the beginning of NIPP implementation in 2012, the approach has reached over 19,000 direct beneficiaries in Malawi, Niger, South Sudan, Sudan and Zimbabwe. Across these countries,... More
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, May 4, 2017 (All day)
Kathmandu, Nepal
We are pleased to invite you to this international event that will address the challenges in linking child’s health and early childhood development. Scientific studies and programmatic innovations will be presented gathering experts from all SAARC countries in order to share new findings and field experiences. The presentations and debates will focus on innovative approaches that contribute to improve children’s growth and development during the... More
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:30pm
Online
Over the past two decades, Social and Behavior Change frameworks and market systems have evolved into approaches with promise for expanded application in agricultural and rural development. ACDI/VOCA has increasingly deployed SBC methodologies in our market systems activities, and is an active partner in both the vibrant communities of practice for SBC and market systems. While these communities have had some interaction and dialogue, they have... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
8:30am to 5:00pm
Online
Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute are pleased to announce a webinar option for the upcoming Animal Source Foods for Nutrition Impact: Evidence and Good Practices for Informed Project Design Workshop. This one-day event will be held on the ILRI Nairobi campus from 8:30am to 5:00pm Thursday May 4th. Due to limited space, the in-person workshop is by invitation only, however we will be... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Mercy Corps, 1111 19th St NW Suite 650, Washington DC 20036
Demonstration sites are an important element of any agriculture extension system. Well managed demonstrations can play a critical role in enabling farmers to learn and adopt innovative farming practices. On the flipside, poorly managed demonstration sites can dissuade farmers from adopting new practices. Despite their ubiquity, limited evidence exists regarding the factors that influence effectiveness of on-farm demos, as they are commonly... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, May 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Project Concern International, 1140 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
The next Commodity Management (CM) Task Force meeting will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10AM EST at Project Concern International’s DC office: 1140 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036. The call-in information for those participating remotely as well as a request for agenda items will be available shortly. Please contact Sophie Hollingsworth (shollingsworth@savechildren.org) with any questions or concerns.
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
The Mansion House (Oak room) Dawson Street D02 AF30 Dublin 2 Ireland
In 2012, GOAL designed the Nutrition Impact and Positive Practice (NIPP) approach as a participatory and grass-roots based approach, directly tackling a package of the underlying behavioural causes of malnutrition, irrespective of its particular manifestations. Since the beginning of NIPP implementation in 2012, the approach has reached over 19,000 direct beneficiaries in Malawi, Niger, South Sudan, Sudan and Zimbabwe. Across these countries,... More

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