Inclusive economic growth creates opportunities for all people to engage through their labor and assets to meet market demand.
Dec 20, 2018
This paper explores how systemic change happens in shallow markets and the implications for market systems development practitioners. It is based on the experience and lessons learnt by the Market Development Facility in Fiji, Timor-Leste and Pakistan.
Dec 18, 2018
This week, Chief Economist Dr. Louise Fox, and Susan Wilder, Policy Advisor on finance and private sector development, celebrate the launch of the Agency’s new Private Sector Engagement Policy with a blog on why economic analysis is critical for effective implementation.
This post provides details about a funding opportunity from the USAID-supported Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program.
The new USAID-funded YouthLead.org platform is a new collaboration marketplace where young changemakers aged 15-35 can forge connections with a growing community of peers and partners.
As program strategies align towards inclusive, competitive market transformations, how can we support women’s participation, performance, and benefits as agri-entrepreneurs and agricultural wage workers?
Oct 26, 2018
Policymakers throughout the world are emphasizing farmer cooperatives as a strategy to include smallholders in agricultural value chains and to enhance their incomes.
Oct 22, 2018
Read about the winners from the Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Award.
Oct 11, 2018
An introduction and methods brief that provides guidance for practitioners interested in assessing the value for money of acceleration programs.
Oct 09, 2018
Reflecting on emerging themes from the 2018 Making Cents International Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, here are four steps to promote new economic opportunities for girls.
For poor women around the world, their two hands are often their most important ticket out of poverty. If they can find paid wage work in the same way that men do, it not only improves their own physical welfare, but also contributes to greater GDP growth.
Oct 02, 2018
Sat4Farming uses a digital farm development plan to provide cocoa farmers with detailed information on their farms, such as a profit and loss statement, and helps guide their investment decisions.
Sep 27, 2018
Women co-run businesses are outperforming their male-only counterparts, but not enough investors are betting on them. Here’s what we can do to support representative entrepreneurial ecosystems and how an India-based investor is pointing the way.
Oct 10, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
Join us to hear 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.
Sep 12, 2018 to Sep 15, 2018
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
USAID/Afghanistan plans to organize the Second Annual Passage to Prosperity: India - Afghanistan International Trade and Investment Show in Mumbai from September 12 – 15, 2018.