Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
Oct 14, 2019
Biodiversity Hub is a project aimed at curbing the impacts of climate change ,promote conservation of biodiversity, promote greener environment and raise 3000 youth and women green entrepreneurs by the year 2022 If your organization is working on conservation of biodiversity, Agroecolodgy, green...
Oct 03, 2019
This report details findings from a qualitative assessment of the Siyakha Girls pilot conducted by ASPIRES in August 2019.
Oct 03, 2019
This post presents a Final Report: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of a Social and Economic Empowerment Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Girls' Vulnerability to HIV in Zambézia Province, Mozambique.
Sep 20, 2019
This January 2019 webinar introduces an Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening (ASPIRES) publication.
Sep 20, 2019
In this paper, we explore emic definitions of respect and girls’ good behaviour and perceptions of how the intervention caused improvements in behaviour from the perspective of intervention participants, their heads of household, influential men in their lives, and community members.
Sep 20, 2019
This is the Follow-On Coaching Guide developed for ParaSocial Workers (PSWs) working under the Economic Strengthening to Keep and Reintegrate Children into Families (ESFAM) project.
Dec 02, 2019 to Dec 04, 2019
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
¡Atención colegas latinoamericanos! Register now for el Inclusive Market Systems Conference in Honduras on December 2-4 Attention Latin American colleagues! Register now for the Inclusive Market Systems Conference in Honduras on December 2-4. Join LAC colleagues and industry representatives in San Pedro Sula, Honduras for an interactive conference on inclusive market systems: preparing the LAC region for the 4 th Industrial Revolution.
Sep 18, 2019
This post introduces USAID’s Creating Economic Opportunities project, which aims to help qualified people find jobs that give them the stability and prosperity they want for their families.
Sep 17, 2019
This post highlights the end of project report for the Family Resilience (FARE) project, implemented in Uganda from November 2019 to June 2018 by AVSI and partners, with funding and technical support provided by FHI 360 through the USAID-funded ASPIRES project.
Sep 09, 2019
Najib Seguya of the Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership in Agriculture (YLA) activity’s Strategic Activities Fund team discusses key considerations to keep in mind when designing a pay-for-results (PfR) program, also known as performance-based financing.
Sep 26, 2019
Join speakers from USAID's Food for Peace for a webinar sharing practical experiences, successes and challenges in engaging the private sector and working with women and youth.
Oct 01, 2019 to Oct 04, 2019
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is the leading event for experts who are working to advance the social and economic well-being of young people. This year's focus is on skills development, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.
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.
Aug 23, 2019
The ASPIRES Zimbabwe DREAMS Job Demand Market Analysis lays out a strategy to support youth employment and microenterprise development programs that place adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in jobs or self-employment, building on a comprehensive job demand market analysis tailored to the situation of AGYW in Zimbabwe.
Apr 19, 2019
On April 19, 2019, USAID hosted the Digital Financial Inclusion for Development Forum to showcase the latest evidence in inclusive digital services on development outcomes, emerging models and best practices.
Aug 19, 2019
In August, Marketlinks is focusing on the Pay-for-Results model in global development. This post from NextBillion offers insights on how and when to use a results-based finance model.
Aug 16, 2019
Listen to Young Women Transform, a new podcast on Youth-led development from USAID's Office of Education exploring lessons about youth-led development.
Jul 29, 2019
The Government of Morocco is addressing the challenge of providing youth with skills to enter complex, highly competitive global industries. Morocco's Employability and Land Compact introduces a scalable model for secondary education to improve graduates' employability.
This post introduces a resource highlighting youth training programs implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This post highlights critical questions about youth entrepreneurs and how to build an inclusive system that supports them through both financial and non-financial means