All External Events

July 25 - 28, 2015
This July, President Obama travels to Kenya and Ethiopia to highlight the United States’ partnership with African countries and the progress we’ve made together.
July 15, 2015
The U.S. Government and the African Union Commission are hosting a special Financing for Development side event to highlight how comprehensive, country-led approaches to boosting food security and nutrition, spurred by the African Union’s Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program and driven to broader scale through leadership and partnership supported by Feed the Future, are working across Africa and on other continents.
July 13 - 16, 2015
The third International Conference on Financing for Development takes place in Ethiopia this July. It is one of three major multilateral development events in 2015, along with the Sustainable Development Goals Summit in September and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Conference of the Parties in December.
April 30, 2015
View a recording of an in-depth webinar from the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Food Security communications and outreach team on how to use the Feed the Future Graphic and Naming Standards Manual to comply with updated guidelines for new Feed the Future projects.
December 9, 2014
The Global Nutrition Report, produced in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, is the first comprehensive narrative on country-level progress toward reducing malnutrition. This event will showcase the main findings of the Global Nutrition Report and highlight key data on the state of the world’s nutrition.
November 19 - 21, 2014
The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) is an inclusive inter-governmental meeting on nutrition jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Health Organization. The conference will convene high-level government officials and stakeholders with the overall goal of improving diets and raising nutrition levels through policies that more effectively address today’s major nutrition challenges.
October 16, 2014
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has designated the 2014 World Food Day theme as "Family Farming: 'Feeding the world, caring for the earth' to raise the profile of family farming and smallholder farmers.
October 15, 2014
This workshop builds on a new guide that details how to successfully implement private sector partnerships for smallholder impact. The interactive format highlights case studies from the guide as well as innovative partnerships, licensing and local manufacturing, marketing and distribution, extension and other forms of customer support, and financing.
October 15 - 17, 2014
The 2014 Borlaug Dialogue international symposium, hosted by the World Food Prize, will draw upon Dr. Borlaug's legacy and address “The Greatest Challenge in Human History: Can We Sustainably Feed the 9 Billion People on our Planet by the Year 2050?” The Dialogue will give special emphasis to the powers of intensification, innovation and inspiration to uplift smallholder farmers and meet the increasing demand for nutritious food.
September 23, 2014
The UN Climate Summit will serve as a public platform for leaders at the highest level to catalyze ambitious action on the ground to reduce emissions and strengthen climate resilience and mobilize political will for an ambitious global agreement by 2015 that limits the world to a less than 2-degree Celsius rise in global temperature.
September 18 - 19, 2014
On September 18-19, 2014, the second Frontiers in Development Forum will engage a dynamic community of global thought leaders and development practitioners to address the question: How will we eradicate extreme poverty by 2030? The Forum will bring together the brightest minds and boldest leaders on ending extreme poverty, and lay the groundwork for a broad coalition of partners committed to this goal.
September 18 - 19, 2014
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is hosting this symposium to explore recent scientific research and knowledge and promote open dialogue while showcasing existing experiences and programs on agroecology.
September 11, 2014
The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and The J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Invite is hosting a global forum, titled Fulbright for Food Security, this Thursday at the University of Arkansas. Register to attend in person or join the event online via livestream.
September 10 - 11, 2014
This workshop will bring leaders together to identify the elements necessary for the implementation of actions to achieve food and nutrition security in Central America.