Working with and through markets can help speed recovery and limit economic impact during and after disasters.
Markets in Crises
Jan 16, 2020
USAID’s EAT project led to the development of SeedCLIR. The data-driven tool was designed to enable countries to assess critical seed sector weaknesses, undertake targeted seed sector reforms and effectively gauge the performance of reform activities over time.
Jan 15, 2020
Afghanistan has an employment challenge. As one of the youngest countries in the world and with more than 400,000 youth joining a stagnant economy’s labour force each year, the number of youth who are unemployed, under-employed, or vulnerably employed grows by the day.
Feb 06, 2020
Join Marketlinks, Agrilinks, and the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security (EEFS) project on Thursday, February 6 for a webinar examining the enabling environment for agricultural market systems in fragile contexts.
This Seed Commercial, Legal, and Institutional Reform study examines the enabling environment for seed across six provinces in eastern DRC. In assessing an informal seed sector in a fragile country context, the study holds key lessons for USAID resilience discussions.
Jan 08, 2020
A third of the global labour force is not earning enough to lift themselves and their families above the poverty line. Although most development and government programmes focus on creating more jobs, it's clear that we need to focus on their quality as well.
Dec 30, 2019
The objective of AFDA’s market systems enterprise survey is to understand the behavioral characteristics of enterprises and broader system-wide characteristics in priority AFDA sectors.
Jan 16, 2020
Join The SEEP Network's Peer Learning Group on Savings Groups for refugees and representatives from the Danish Refugee Council, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University, FSD Africa, Mercy Corps, Trickle Up, the United Nations Capital Development Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and VisionFund International for a webinar on January 16.
Dec 24, 2019
This post explores practical challenges and opportunities around Market Systems approaches in humanitarian contexts.
Dec 23, 2019
Using a decentralized water treatment and distribution system, Jim Chu, the founder and CEO of dloHaiti, is bringing safe, affordable water to thousands on the island. Chu recently participated in diaspora engagement roadshows hosted by USAID INVEST, which encouraged members of the Haitian diaspora...
Dec 11, 2019
Join The SEEP Network for a webinar exploring an overview of the evidence, and introduce participants to key concepts, good practices, and tools for the effective results measurement of women’s empowerment outcomes in Savings Groups.
Oct 24, 2019
Join SCALE for the Building Household Resilience with Inclusive Financial and Market Systems webinar on Thursday, October 24th at 10 am EST. This webinar will examine how the Food for Peace-funded ENSURE DFSA in Zimbabwe enhanced household-level resilience through an integrated systems approach.
Sep 27, 2019
The purpose of this analysis was to inform the decisions of the USAID/Mozambique-funded Coastal City Adaptation Project (CCAP) and the Government of Quelimane to protect the most climate-vulnerable residents in the peri-urban areas of this coastal city from climate change risks.
Sep 10, 2019
This post introduces a USAID guidance resource for incorporating resilience into market systems analysis and programming. This resource provides an adaptable process for USAID missions and implementing partners to assess market systems resilience.
Mar 10, 2020 to Mar 12, 2020
Durban, South Africa
SG2020: The Future of Savings Groups will take place on March 10-12, 2020 in Durban, South Africa, and offer a platform for attendees to connect, engage and learn from each other about the challenges and opportunities they face in supporting Savings Groups worldwide.
Jul 03, 2019
Do any of you have experience implementing agricultural, livelihoods, or WASH projects in preparedness, emergency and/or recovery ? If so, USAID / FFP -funded technical assistance and learning awards and the SCALE and PRO-WASH team would like to hear from you! Take 20 minutes and add your voice...
Oct 21, 2019 to Oct 23, 2019
Arlington, Virginia, United States
Register to attend the 2019 SEEP Annual Conference on October 21-23. Take advantage of the special early bird rate through August 21st!
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.
Apr 17, 2019
Member organizations of The SEEP Network are invited to shape the learning agenda for the 2019 SEEP Annual Conference ! This year, members have two opportunities to provide thought leadership on critical issues relevant to the Conference theme and technical tracks: 1. Through member-hosted Peer...
Aug 01, 2019 to Aug 02, 2019
The Minimum Economic Recovery Standards articulate the level of assistance required to support the economic recovery of vulnerable populations in the wake of crises.