Latest Submissions by Marketlinks Team
Oct 08, 2019
This post introduces a case study, Confronting Organisational Challenges to Mainstreaming Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development Programs: Lessons from AIP-Rural, authored by Holly Lard Krueger, Giulia Salmaso, and Dhita Larasati. This work was supported by a DFAT funded MSD...
Oct 01, 2019
This is the second post in a two-part blog series. This post explores the methodology to quantitatively measure social connectedness.
Sep 23, 2019
These papers examine the pathways between Savings Groups and women's empowerment, the evidence with respect to various outcome areas, and how women's empowerment outcomes can be enhanced and better sustained through Savings Groups.
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.
Apr 20, 2020 to Apr 23, 2020
The third annual Market Systems Symposium offers the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts and professionals from around the world to advance conversations exploring innovations in research and the application of market systems development tools and strategies.
Sep 10, 2019
This webinar presentation will explore the pathways that have emerged to deliver investment in common property resources in Guatemala, Mexico, Nepal and Namibia, as well as the implications of these findings on forest management institutional arrangements.
Aug 29, 2019
This is the first in a two-part blog series. It draws on ongoing research in South Sudan funded by USAID/OFDA and implemented by Mercy Corps and the Feinstein International Centre at Tufts University. This post presents research findings on the importance of social connections for coping and recovery.
Aug 27, 2019
USAID’s Value Chains for Rural Development project uses an inclusive, market systems approach to support smallholder producers, farmer groups, agribusinesses, and community organizations.
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.
Aug 23, 2019
The Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Note draws on examples from multiple country and project contexts of what worked well, what challenges emerged and what solutions were developed while implementing an RMS.
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.
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.
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.
This post starts an important evidence-based discussion about why diversity and inclusion are central to addressing complex challenges.
This post introduces an interview with Kristin O'Planick for the System Insight Podcast about a new framework for assessing market systems resilience being designed by USAID.
Listen to Young Women Transform, a new podcast on Youth-led development from USAID's Office of Education exploring lessons about youth-led development.
Aug 15, 2019
As Marketlinks examines Pay-for-Results this August, check out this blog from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) highlighting compact designed to reduce poverty through economic growth in Cabo-Verde.
Aug 09, 2019
In August, Marketlinks is focusing on the Pay-for-Results model in global development. This post from the World Bank blog highlights an upcoming project to incentivize dairy suppliers in Tanzania to deliver input bundles for smallholder dairy farmers.
Aug 08, 2019
The private sector is an essential partner in advancing the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers, producers and suppliers, firms can contribute towards women’s economic empowerment, expand their own market, achieve greater business efficiency, and improve their bottom line.
Aug 02, 2019
“Pay-for-results” is trending! There is a swelling chorus in the development community about the potential of pay-for-results (PforR) to increase accountability, foster innovation, and stretch scarce development dollars. With the growing need to “do more with less” and demonstrate results when...