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The meeting will be streamed live on the Internet. The link to the global live stream is on BIFAD’s home page: http://www.usaid.gov/bifad. The central theme of this public meeting will be Metrics for Accountability: Tracking Progress and Identifying Gaps in Development Investments. Dr. Brady Deaton, BIFAD Chair, will preside over the public business meeting, which will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. CDT with opening remarks. At this meeting, the Board will address old and new business and hear updates from USAID and the university community. The purpose of the session is to examine results frameworks, assumptions, evidence, and M&E systems as a basis for tracking progress and learning, and adjusting investments towards achieving the 2030 development goals. Starting at 8:45 a.m., Beth Dunford, Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future and Assistant to the Administrator, USAID Bureau for Food Security, will provide an update on Feed the Future and the recently released report, A Food-Secure 2030. Then Emily Hogue, Team Lead for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Team Lead, USAID Bureau for Food Security will present on the Feed the Future accountability framework, progress, and learning. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:51 Sep 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 The panel respondents will begin, following a short break, at 10:30 a.m. CDT. 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or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2016 / 
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AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Board for International Food and Agricultural Development; Notice 
of Meeting

    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby 
given of the public meeting of the Board for International Food and 
Agricultural Development (BIFAD). The meeting will be held from 8:00 
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at the Salon D, 
Des Moines Marriott Hotel, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309. The 
meeting will be streamed live on the Internet. The link to the global 
live stream is on BIFAD's home page: http://www.usaid.gov/bifad.
    The central theme of this public meeting will be Metrics for 
Accountability: Tracking Progress and Identifying Gaps in Development 
Investments. Dr. Brady Deaton, BIFAD Chair, will preside over the 
public business meeting, which will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. CDT 
with opening remarks. At this meeting, the Board will address old and 
new business and hear updates from USAID and the university community. 
The purpose of the session is to examine results frameworks, 
assumptions, evidence, and M&E systems as a basis for tracking progress 
and learning, and adjusting investments towards achieving the 2030 
development goals.
    Starting at 8:45 a.m., Beth Dunford, Deputy Coordinator for 
Development for Feed the Future and Assistant to the Administrator, 
USAID Bureau for Food Security, will provide an update on Feed the 
Future and the recently released report, A Food-Secure 2030. Then Emily 
Hogue, Team Lead for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Team Lead, 
USAID Bureau for Food Security will present on the Feed the Future 
accountability framework, progress, and learning.
    The panel respondents will begin, following a short break, at 10:30 
a.m. CDT. Presenters on this panel are Pietro Gennari, Director, 
Statistics Division, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Richard 
Caldwell, Senior Program Officer, Monitoring Learning and Evaluation, 
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Paul Winters, Director of the 
Research and Impact Assessment Division, International Fund for 
Agricultural Development, and David Ameyaw, Director, Monitoring and 
Evaluation, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.
    At 11:30 a.m. CDT, Chairman Deaton will moderate a half-hour public 
comment period. At 12:00 p.m., Dr. Deaton will make closing remarks and 
adjourn the public meeting.
    Those wishing to attend the meeting or obtain additional 
information about BIFAD should contact Clara Cohen, Designated Federal 
Officer for BIFAD in the Bureau for Food Security at USAID. Interested 
persons may write to her in care of the U.S. Agency for International 
Development, Ronald Reagan Building, Bureau for Food Security, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20523-2110 or telephone her at 
(202) 712-0119.

Karen Duca,
Senior Policy Advisor, Division for Human and Institutional Capacity 
Developmentm (HICD)-BIFAD, Office of Agricultural Research and Policy, 
Bureau for Food Security.
[FR Doc. 2016-23648 Filed 9-27-16; 4:15 pm]
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