Working with and through markets can help speed recovery and limit economic impact during and after disasters.
Markets in Crises
In Somalia, USAID is helping blunt the economic impact of COVID-19 by supporting financial institutions and contributing to Somalis’ ability to cope with, and build resilience to, the COVID-19 crisis.
Aug 05, 2020
This assessment report provides potential programming opportunities that will assist in the development and support of livelihoods and income generating activities for EVD-affected communities.
Oct 26, 2020 to Oct 30, 2020
The SEEP Annual Conference is a unique forum where we debate bold ideas, learn openly from our failures, and challenge our own assumptions to build the next generation of development solutions.
Jul 13, 2020
#SEEP2020 is going 100% virtual! We see this as an opportunity to diverge from our traditional request for session proposals to a more experimental, participatory, and flexible model.
Jul 29, 2020
The Innovation Challenge from SG2020: The Future of Savings Groups is going virtual and we’re offering this interactive experience at no cost.
Jul 01, 2020
Join this webinar on July 1st to hear seed systems experts present lessons from two reviews of market-led emergency seed interventions, analyzing both the supply and demand side.
Jun 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to bear the detrimental effects of poor connectivity. As schools, offices, health organizations, and individuals become more reliant upon the internet, more than 3.5 billion unconnected people around the world are at a significant disadvantage.
Jun 16, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, the data science company Fraym understood its unique product was critical in mounting the most effective global COVID-19 response at scale.
Jun 12, 2020
In order to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on dairy and beef value chains incorporating food security concerns such as availability, access and utilization, Land O’Lakes Venture37 and Georgian Farmers’ Association conducted a pulse survey in May 2020 of project participants in the USDA Safety and Quality Investment in Livestock project .
Jun 09, 2020
Join the Micronutrients Forum and IFPRI on June 9th for a webinar on micronutrients and pandemic emergencies. Learn from experts in nutrition, food security, and health.
Jun 04, 2020
This post explores how global development organizations can mitigate food and agricultural systems during the COVID-19 crisis, using a market systems approach.
Jun 02, 2020 to Jun 24, 2020
Join The SEEP Network from June 2-24 to learn more about market-based humanitarian and development programming during the global health crisis. This series will explore emerging experiences, lessons, and questions.
Jun 02, 2020 to Jun 03, 2020
Join UPS on June 2nd and 3rd for a two-part webinar series about how Nigerian women business owners can navigate the constraints imposed by the coronavirus crisis.
May 27, 2020
This post shares a new report from Mercy Corps highlighting how government restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 has impacted businesses, supply chain, markets and local economies.
Jun 18, 2020
On June 18th, 2020, Marketlinks hosted a webinar discussing the challenges USAID and its partners are facing during COVID-19. The pandemic is disrupting financial systems that were expanding the variety of products offered to businesses globally. Can certain interventions help them stay afloat?
May 20, 2020
In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, donors and development agencies will have to combine immediate and long-term responses to support the economic recovery in developing countries.
May 18, 2020
While women are making progress in attracting venture capital and angel funding, they still are vastly underrepresented in the funding league tables.