Food Security and Nutrition Network

Upcoming events

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)
Nairobi, Kenya
“Reducing food losses and waste: Sustainable solutions for Africa” is the theme of the first All Africa Post Harvest Congress and Exhibition. The conference will be March 28-31 in Nairobi, Kenya. The event will address aspects of postharvest management related to perishable crops, perishable animal products, non-perishable food commodities, capacity development, and related social issues that affect postharvest management. Learn more and... More
TOPS Event
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day)
Washington, DC
The TOPS Program and CARE International are pleased to announce an expanded Gender Equity and Diversity for Social and Behavioral Change capacity building workshop. This highly participatory workshop includes material from the previous workshop plus additional new content.  The workshop will increase your own understanding of gender equity and diversity and help you to promote lasting change with your teams and in partnership with communities. ... More
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, March 30, 2017 (All day)
Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC
Building on American ingenuity, international expertise, and historic bipartisan support for food security programming, the United States can help lead struggling nations from instability to prosperity and turn frontier markets into thriving partners. Cochaired by Douglas Bereuter, president emeritus of The Asia Foundation, and Dan Glickman, former secretary of the US Department of Agriculture, this year's symposium will showcase the best of... More
TOPS Event
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Save the Children, 899 N. Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC
The Commodity Management (CM) Toolkit is a one-stop operational reference guide for commodity management practitioners. It consists of two integrated components: a set of interactive process flow map and a collection of 147 tools. The CM Toolkit explains the complex process of commodity management in simple, easy to understand steps. It can be used as a training primer for new staff who are learning the basics of commodity management as well as... More
Monday, April 3, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 7, 2017 (All day)
Portland, Oregon
The aim of this five (5) day face-to-face training is to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of humanitarian organisations' 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 (CTP). This group might include technical specialists from many sectors, including but not limited to... 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
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
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
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
Thursday, May 4, 2017 (All day)
ILRI Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Each day vulnerable households make difficult decisions on how to utilize their household resources and how those resources will be divided between members of the household. Hosted in Nairobi, Kenya, this one-day workshop will take the summaries from the previous events, re-introduce existing livestock-human nutrition frameworks and generate discussion on how we can scale up and better integrate the successes in SBCC and engendered programming... More

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