Sep 05, 2019
Marketlinks and Mercy Corps hosted a webinar on September 5th to present on the ongoing research from USAID's Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance-funded research on findings for returns and recovery in South Sudan.
Aug 08, 2019
Marketlinkshosted a webinar on Thursday, August 8th featuring the authors of a new guidance document, Setting, Pricing, and Administering Performance Metrics in Pay-for-Results Programming. Presenters discussed the Pay-for-Results model and outlined 6 essential steps for project design.
May 14, 2019
Join Marketlinks on Tuesday, May 14th at 9 am EDT for a webinar to hear about the latest global evidence and USAID/Vietnam's SME activity plans, and get ideas for how to design or refresh your SME theory of change .
Apr 30, 2019
Financing for capital investment is critical to accomplishing development objectives – whether in health, agriculture, WASH, etc. On April 30th Marketlinks hosted a webinar to share about the Investment Mobilization Platforms being rolled out in Kenya and Haiti.
Apr 03, 2019
High growth entrepreneurs are the primary job creators in any economy*, helping to create a more diversified and resilient economy that improves economic governance, donor organizations and entrepreneurial ecosystem actors still face challenges when trying to have a positive impact on growth...
Nov 28, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
On November 28th, Marketlinks, Agrilinks and the USAID Center for Resilience hosted an event on Health, Resilience and Sustainable Poverty Escapes.
Oct 10, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
Marketlinks explored how policies and regulations limit or enable women to enter, remain, and advance in the workforce;, including restricting employment of women, requiring occupational licenses, addressing employment discrimination, and more.
Jun 06, 2018
Agriculture is an inherently risky activity. This risk exposure can make and keep farmers poor. Agricultural index insurance can help farmers avoid costly coping mechanisms and unlock opportunities for increased investment and greater resilience, but such positive development impacts largely depend...
Apr 17, 2018
On Tuesday, April 17th, Marketlinks will host a webinar featuring USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
Mar 08, 2018
Join USAID LandLinks, Agrilinks, Marketlinks, and a panel of experts for an interactive online discussion on the Business Case for Land Rights: Private Sector Perspectives on Responsible Land-Based Investment.
Jan 25, 2018
A recent study commissioned by USAID’s Center for Resilience demonstrates that investing in resilience and a more proactive response to avert humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa could reduce the cost to international donors by 30 percent, while also protecting billions of dollars of income...
Nov 28, 2017
The crisis in Syria is the largest humanitarian emergency of our time, with 13.5 million people affected inside Syria and over five million refugees in neighboring countries. Yet even among such challenging circumstances, humanitarian agencies work to support livelihoods alongside saving lives and...
Nov 02, 2017
USAID LandLinks is working to support private sector partners to de-risk investments and secure legitimate land rights in order to improve livelihoods and other outcomes for communities affected by investments. LandLinks along with Agrilinks, Microlinks, and a panel of experts held an interactive...
Sep 06, 2017
This webinar discussed the practical adaptations in operational and technical approaches implemented in USAID's Agricultural Value Chain (AVC) activity in Bangladesh to support the application of market systems facilitation. Speakers highlighted key adaptations in technical strategies, monitoring...
Aug 02, 2017
Given the increasing incidence of disasters around the world, the recovery process must be leveraged for longer-term development gains. Two years after an earthquake displaced nearly 2.8 million people and shocked Nepal’s economy, the country still has a long way to go in its reconstruction process.
Jun 07, 2017
Returning to self-sufficiency after a crisis or disaster is one of people’s greatest desires, but the path to recovery can be extra challenging in areas affected by conflict or insecurity. The Central African Republic (CAR) – ranked the world’s second poorest country – is one such challenged...
Apr 25, 2017
Access to finance has been a chronic issue for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in many areas around the world, but the revenue capital approach is breaking barriers from Tunisia to South Africa and paving a pathway to progress for SMEs who don’t fit the bill for traditional banking and venture...
Mar 21, 2017 to Mar 24, 2017
The U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Food Security (USAID BFS) has collaborated with leaders and practitioners across the development landscape to share knowledge, good practices and lessons learned in market systems, trade, finance and resilience.
Mar 08, 2017
Around 70 to 80 percent of informal cross-border traders (ICBT) in the southern Africa region are women. Although cross-border trade helps many women become economically empowered, it can also make them extremely vulnerable to harassment and gender-based violence from corrupt border agents. These...