Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
Online
In Bangladesh, women are relatively less empowered in comparison to the male members in the household. In most cases, they are not in a position to take part in the decision making process at the household level. Literature suggests that women, more specifically rural women, are less empowered as they are considered to be poor contributors to the household income.  SPRING/Bangladesh would like to invite you to join them for a discussion on WEAI... More
Thursday, April 6, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 7, 2017 (All day)
Seattle, Washington
Etienne Wenger-Trayner wrote: “Communities of practice [CoPs] are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” CoPs have been a useful strategy for often far-flung, isolated practitioners and for groups on the ground to learn and improve their practice. They are rooted in social learning - learning with and from each other. At the same time, it can be... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Save the Children, 899 North Capitol Street NE, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20002
How and when does information influence a farmer's input decisions? What are the potential barriers to farmers learning and how can we best address those constraints? To hear answers to these questions and more, join The TOPS Program and Kyle Murphy, Policy Manager of MIT's Abdul Latif Jameel's Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), for an overview of emerging insights from the Randomized Control Trial (RCT) literature on information constraints to... More
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP), and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies: Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from Mercy Corps, Project Concern International (PCI),... More
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
9:30am to 4:00pm
Lutheran World Relief, 700 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP), and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies: Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from Mercy Corps, Project Concern International (PCI),... More
TOPS Event
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW – 8th Floor, Washington DC 20009
Programs with a goal of improving nutritional status can benefit from thoughtful qualitative research. Staff of nutrition-specific programs often know that an understanding of the many determinants of current dietary and child feeding practices would enhance the effectiveness of their program but may have limited time and resources to carry out extensive qualitative research. This workshop will describe the steps for improved planning within... More
Thursday, April 20, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day)
FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Integrated Approaches: The Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Key to Community Health CORE Group's Global Health Practitioner Conferences enable community health advocates (NGOs, academics, donors, private sector, etc.) to collaborate, discuss ideas, and form partnerships for improving programs that save lives around the world. Who can attend the Spring 2017 Global Health Practitioner Conference? The Conference is open to everyone. Participants... More
Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00pm
Online
From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP), and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies: Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from Mercy Corps, Project Concern International (PCI),... More
Saturday, April 22, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, April 23, 2017 (All day)
Yale University, New Haven, CT
The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world's leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Learn... More
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

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