Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Events

Find Agrilinks events and other upcoming occasions of interest to the agricultural development community. If you are organizing an event, please post it here. In addition, all Agrilinks-sponsored webinars are recorded and archived. Click on “Past Agrilinks Events” to access recordings, transcripts and other resources.

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Smallholder farmers are critical to global food security and economic growth, however they have largely been overlooked by the private sector, constraining their productivity and income potential. To successfully engage the private sector and improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, it is...
The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is the continental plan for agricultural transformation launched in 2003 by African countries to reduce poverty and increase food security on the continent. In 2013, African Heads of State re-committed to seven high level goals and...
The recording for this webinar is now available! This webinar will provide a demonstration on how to use the tools on the Global Agricultural and Disaster Assessment System (GADAS) to do desktop analysis, and a case study on how USDA/FAS is using GADAS to build host country capacity with the...
The objectives of this webinar are to introduce Feed the Future's new agrometeorological context indicators (rainfall, greenness, and temperature), discuss how the new indicators are calculated, and explain how you can use them to interpret agricultural measures like yield or input use. Kiersten...
Current capabilities for effective at-scale monitoring of smallholder agricultural systems are limited at best. However, increased availability of high- and medium-resolution Earth observation (EO) data and modern computational capacities mean that the promise of EO data for effective agricultural...
USAID and the Renovation & Rehabilitation Collective Action Network of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge (SCC) are hosted this webinar on Renovation & Rehabilitation (R&R) for Resilient Coffee Farms on April 24, 2019. Aging or diseased coffee trees are a major constraint to productivity...
How can we understand the AgResults prize competition model as a driver for private sector-led inclusive market systems development? This webinar will look at how the model can strengthen market systems to sustainably improve the lives of smallholder farmers. It will reflect on AgResults’ efforts...
How can vulnerable households sustain an escape from poverty, weathering the ongoing and multiple shocks and stresses that they will face over their lifetimes? Poor and near-poor households and communities live in increasingly complex risk environments and are subject to a range of shocks and...
In October 2017, a revised set of Feed the Future indicators was announced, in alignment with the Feed the Future results framework and the USG Global Food Security Strategy. In March 2018, Feed the Future's MEL Division published the updated Feed the Future Indicator Handbook , which contains...
In theory, Sub-Saharan Africa could feed a large part of the world. Yet the region struggles to achieve its full agricultural potential, let alone its potential in agricultural value addition and processed foods. In this webinar, presenters from the USAID Investment Support Program and Dalberg will...
Measuring and reporting on progress in food security policy has been a challenge for Missions and for FTFMS, but BFS (MEL and Policy Divisions) has developed some practical solutions. At this webinar, we will be discussing the importance of policy in contributing to agriculture and food security...
At this webinar, representatives from the USAID Bureau for Food Security. Global Health, and Food for Peace will outline and discuss the suite of Nutrition, Sanitation, & Hygiene indicators for Feed the Future activities.
The recording and transcript of this webinar are now available! Please join the Feed the Future Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) team for a webinar to kick off this year's Feed the Future Monitoring System (FTFMS) reporting season! This event will be useful for both new and veteran system...
There is no universally-accepted framework for how to measure the performance of agricultural extension and advisory services. The best-fit framework suggests an impact chain approach, where components of the system (e.g. governance and management structures, organizational and individual...
In the wake of fall armyworm's devastating effects on African agriculture, farmers are turning to pesticides as a means to combat the pest. Unfortunately, pesticides are not always well targeted or properly handled. This webinar will focus on the use of pesticides in Africa and the challenges for...
USAID’s Bureau for Food Security is working in partnership with experts from around the world to develop a set of tools to assist countries in addressing the Fall Armyworm. This Agrilinks webinar will walk you through the latest tools available, from country-specific decision guides to animated...
Fall Armyworm is here to stay. So, what can be done to address this threat to food security and farmer incomes? A key to effective management of FAW is farmer access to the full range of technologies used to control the pest. This webinar will walk through innovative tools available in Africa and...
The USAID Bureau for Food Security's Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Division invites you to the fourth installment in our Feed the Future MEL Webinar Series . New Indicators: Sales, finance, and investment indicators In October 2017, a revised set of Feed the Future indicators was...
We know that agriculture and food policy is critical in driving agricultural transformation. But what can we do in countries often deemed "fragile" facing complex emergency conditions where institutions are often altogether missing? On June 28, Agrilinks will host a special 30-minute "Ask the...
Agrilinks will host a special 30-minute Q&A with food security policy researchers Suresh Chandra Babu and Duncan Boughton on what recent policy research shows us on the way forward in strengthening the national policy systems. In most developing countries, there is a disconnect between the...