Market actors respond to the opportunities and constraints shaped by rules and norms at the global, national, or local levels.
Nov 20, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Marketlinks hosted a seminar on November 20th, 2019 to discuss how some USAID activities are shifting mindsets around co-creating with the private sector, tailoring operational mechanisms, and leveraging partnerships to create change for vulnerable populations.
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.
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.
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, 2017
What are the key food safety issues related to livestock production and animal source foods, and what are their potential impacts on human health and nutrition? In this joint Agrilinks-Microlinks webinar, experts shared effective approaches to improving food safety and quality related to livestock...
Nov 09, 2016
The market systems development community has long grappled with how to best capture evidence of systemic change, which is why our next webinar aims to shed light on how to better understand some of the indications of systemic change. Watch and learn as our experts present and share the findings...
Oct 27, 2016
In this Microlinks seminar, experts explored how the Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project has successfully utilized an adaptive management approach to meet ambitious project goals while operating in an environment of political instability, low trust, limited capabilities and...
Sep 08, 2016
Systemic change is often talked about, but poorly understood. Join us as we explore how four Feed the Future projects in Sub-Saharan Africa contributed to changes in the systems in which they worked, across varying market enabling environments and using a range of programmatic approaches. Hosted by...
Sep 01, 2016
Sustainably ending poverty means ensuring that households that have escaped poverty do not descend back into poverty over time. It also means ensuring that non-poor households do not fall into poverty in the first place. In three case studies of rural populations in Ethiopia, Uganda, and Bangladesh...
Jun 21, 2016
The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is a fantastic data collection tool, but wh at happens after you’ve learned about the findings from the report? How can you turn that knowledge i nto action? This webinar discussed two resources that can help you apply WEAI findings i n your...
Apr 28, 2016
Natural disasters affect hundreds of millions of people around the globe every year. With each new disaster, development gains are threatened as infrastructure is destroyed and economic opportunities and livelihoods are interrupted or lost, leading to increased poverty. Building resilience and...
Apr 23, 2015
This event, jointly presented by Microlinks and Agrilinks, covered the potential for agricultural insurance to promote resilience and inclusive agricultural growth as part of an integrated risk management approach. Integrated risk management can provide a pathway out of poverty by mitigating...
Mar 24, 2015
Fueled by increasing uncertainty about the future as well as the need to protect development investments in the face of recurring crises, resilience has recently garnered much interest in the development community. Though many practitioners and donors are now struggling to operationalize and...
Feb 19, 2015
Global employment is a challenge that is daunting both in its scale and its complexity. In Sub-Saharan Africa alone, formal job creation is low and official youth unemployment is high, yet the labor force grows by roughly 8 million people every year. Given these conditions, development...
Jun 10, 2014
Richard Kohl is a scaling expert currently assisting USAID Bureaus and Missions in thinking about how to scale technologies and innovations within the context of Feed the Future. Dr. Kohl is roughly half-way through a dozen planned country visits to Missions with Feed the Future investments to...
May 16, 2013
Effective value chain programming requires an understanding of how people respond to different kinds of incentives in value chains and how gender affects this response. Gendered patterns of behavior influence men and women’s knowledge of, ability, and incentives to participate in value chains and...