Approaches to economic growth should start with analysis, consider public and private contributions, and leverage possibilities across all sectors.
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 2, 2019.
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.
Jun 13, 2019
This post introduces a review addressing the economic drivers of poor HIV care and treatment outcomes.
Jun 13, 2019
This article introduces this special issue of AIDS Care on HES for HIV Outcomes as an effort to expand and continue this discussion with a wider group of stakeholders.
Jun 12, 2019
This Learning Brief draws on information collected via focus group discussions, individual interviews, and project data.
Jun 11, 2019
This post takes a look at the impact Bitcoin is having on global financial markets as well as whether it has the potential to propel developing countries further with economic growth.
May 31, 2019
This guide’s focus is on HIV-affected young people aged 14–24 years who participate in youth-only adolescent and youth savings groups (AYSG). While evidence about HES interventions with this population is limited, this guide draws on existing evidence and lays out guidance for implementing...
May 29, 2019
The purpose of this literature review is to propose a set of guidelines for defining and measuring vulnerability for targeting and program design in ES.
May 22, 2019
This publication is a general overview about youth savings groups, with information, best practices and evidence on the use of community-based savings groups with and for orphans and vulnerable children and youth, including those affected by HIV/AIDS.
May 17, 2019
This post highlights a paper from Market Development Facility. The paper aims to contribute to the broader conversation of the way in which market system programs grapple with, and can contribute to, women's economic empowerment.
This post highlights a resource from USAID/Bangladesh about the Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) project that used a market systems approach and forged partnerships with over 40 influential private sector firms.
This post introduces a paper from the Market Development Facility that explores the effect of increased household income on women's economic empowerment in the context of household dynamics, and seeks to understand how access to economic inputs, information, opportunities or services impacts agency.
May 14, 2019
Most developing countries need more 'fiscal space' to finance the investments required to develop and become self-reliant. In this blog post, USAID's Steve Rozner argues that when it comes to creating fiscal space, it's the size of the pie, not the slice that matters.