The ability of individual firms to enter, compete, grow, and engage in value chains locally or internationally is what drives market development and economic growth.
Markets and Trade
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.
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 17, 2018
New manual from World Vision explores factors to consider during program implementation and recommendations.
As we prioritize making market systems more competitive, resilient, and inclusive for smallholder farmers and other market actors, we must connect our support for these actors with support for the all-encompassing yet elusive enabling environment around them.
Sep 05, 2018
At ACDI/VOCA's Amplifying our Impact event at USAID, ACDI/VOCA highlighted several projects pivoting to a market systems approach across a variety of different geographies and contexts.
Aug 27, 2018
USAID hosted the Indian and Afghan Embassies for the Passage to Prosperity 2: India - Afghanistan Trade and Investment Show in Washington, DC.
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.
Aug 22, 2018
SNV's "Enhancing Opportunities for Women Enterprises" (FLOW/EOWE) programme focuses on supporting rural women in entrepreneurship by addressing the systemic barriers that many rural women face when launching their businesses.
Aug 15, 2018
In our pursuit of inclusive agriculture-led growth, we increasingly understand how important it is that we put more emphasis on youth.
Aug 10, 2018
This post originally appeared on Agrilinks and was authored by Kusi Hornberger. The Council on Smallholder Agriculture Finance (CSAF) is a pre-competitive alliance of 12 financial institutions that seek to expand the market and develop industry standards for lending to small and medium enterprises...