Approaches to economic growth should start with analysis, consider public and private contributions, and leverage possibilities across all sectors.
Oct 08, 2019
This post introduces a case study, Confronting Organisational Challenges to Mainstreaming Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development Programs: Lessons from AIP-Rural, authored by Holly Lard Krueger, Giulia Salmaso, and Dhita Larasati. This work was supported by a DFAT funded MSD...
Oct 14, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019
Agribusiness and Enterprise development is a course oriented towards imparting knowledge about different activities, economic concepts and tools related to understanding agriculture as a business.
Oct 09, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Ghana’s Economic and Agricultural Transformation reveals that despite over 30 years of continuous growth in per capita income and rapid urbanization, Ghana has not industrialized and most of its workers remain trapped in low productivity work in agriculture and services. Using empirical analysis of...
Oct 03, 2019
This post presents a Final Report: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Social and Economic Empowerment Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Girls' Vulnerability to HIV in Zambézia Province, Mozambique.
Sep 20, 2019
The purpose of the evaluation was to determine whether an economic and social empowerment intervention implemented in Zambézia Province, Mozambique reduced girls’ vulnerability to HIV.
Dec 02, 2019 to Dec 04, 2019
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
¡Atención colegas latinoamericanos! Register now for el Inclusive Market Systems Conference in Honduras on December 2-4 Attention Latin American colleagues! Register now for the Inclusive Market Systems Conference in Honduras on December 2-4. Join LAC colleagues and industry representatives in San Pedro Sula, Honduras for an interactive conference on inclusive market systems: preparing the LAC region for the 4 th Industrial Revolution.
Sep 18, 2019
This post highlights a grant under the ASPIRES project to implement the Economic Strengthening to Keep and Reintegrate Children into Families (ESFAM) project in Uganda.
Sep 17, 2019
This post highlights the end of project report for the Family Resilience (FARE) project, implemented in Uganda from November 2019 to June 2018 by AVSI and partners, with funding and technical support provided by FHI 360 through the USAID-funded ASPIRES project.
Sep 25, 2019
Join The SEEP Network for a webinar on September 25th exploring the topic of blockchain and how it can be applied within women's economic empowerment programming. The webinar will also showcase two practical use cases for how blockchain has been applied to financial services and supply chain management to empower female-owned MSMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Oct 02, 2019
Join The SEEP Network for a webinar exploring the relationship between formal and informal financial services usages. Speakers will explore a four-country analysis of Findex data and a recent research study by the Savings at the Frontier Program.
Sep 10, 2019
This post introduces a USAID guidance resource for incorporating resilience into market systems analysis and programming. This resource provides an adaptable process for USAID missions and implementing partners to assess market systems resilience.
Apr 20, 2020 to Apr 23, 2020
The third annual Market Systems Symposium offers the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts and professionals from around the world to advance conversations exploring innovations in research and the application of market systems development tools and strategies.
Aug 27, 2019
USAID’s Value Chains for Rural Development project uses an inclusive, market systems approach to support smallholder producers, farmer groups, agribusinesses, and community organizations.
Aug 23, 2019
The ASPIRES Zimbabwe DREAMS Job Demand Market Analysis lays out a strategy to support youth employment and microenterprise development programs that place adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in jobs or self-employment, building on a comprehensive job demand market analysis tailored to the situation of AGYW in Zimbabwe.
Apr 19, 2019
On April 19, 2019, USAID hosted the Digital Financial Inclusion for Development Forum to showcase the latest evidence in inclusive digital services on development outcomes, emerging models and best practices.
Aug 16, 2019
This post introduces an interview with Kristin O'Planick for the System Insight Podcast about a new framework for assessing market systems resilience being designed by USAID.
Aug 15, 2019
As Marketlinks examines Pay-for-Results this August, check out this blog from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) highlighting compact designed to reduce poverty through economic growth in Cabo-Verde.
Aug 14, 2019
This post shares an overview of the Digital Credit and Women's Economic Empowerment Convening 2019 and introduces a resource by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) that explores four steps in conducting impact evaluations for measuring women's empowerment.
Aug 14, 2019
This post presents three tools that development actors could use and build upon when implementing economic growth programs.
Aug 08, 2019
The private sector is an essential partner in advancing the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers, producers and suppliers, firms can contribute towards women’s economic empowerment, expand their own market, achieve greater business efficiency, and improve their bottom line.
Jul 30, 2019
The Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3), Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform (TRR), is seeking a direct-hire FSL-02 to serve as Market Systems Specialist.
Jul 18, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Join FAO for a presentation of the report, keynote address and panel discussion on the key findings of the 2019 SOFI report.
Jul 12, 2019
The SEEP Networking Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) Working Group is seeking good practices, resources, and case studies from organizations and programs on measuring women's economic empowerment programming. Submit by August 9, 2019.
Jul 24, 2019
This event was originally posted by The SEEP Network. Read more details and speaker information on the event page . The private sector is an essential partner in the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers,...
Jul 08, 2019
This AWEF Practitioner Learning Brief provides a practical framework for development actors on how to develop a robust business case for private sector companies on the commercial value of empowering women.
Jul 03, 2019
Promising results are unfolding as project staff begin to think and work politically on one USAID project in Timor-Leste.