Latest Submissions by Marketlinks Team
Sep 05, 2019
Join Marketlinks and Mercy Corps on September 5th for a webinar to learn more about how to understand and measure how household social connectedness links to resilience, and highlight the implications of research 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...
The Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3), Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform (TRR), is seeking a direct-hire FSL-02 to serve as Market Systems Specialist.
Data protection is a primary focus of the humanitarian sector. In late 2016, USAID supported a digital cash transfer preparedness grant meant to help NGOs be equally well-prepared to offer (digital) cash as to offer other modalities of assistance (e.g. in-kind items).
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
Jul 17, 2019
This post spotlights an interview with Lala Faiz and Cameron Khosrowshahi from the USAID INVEST team on mobilizing private capital.
Aug 08, 2019
Marketlinks will host a webinar on Thursday, August 8th featuring the authors of a new guidance document, Setting, Pricing, and Administering Performance Metrics in Pay-for-Results Programming. This webinar will discuss the Pay-for-Results model and outline 6 essential steps for project design.
Jul 10, 2019
This piece originally appeared on Impact Alpha . It was authored by Lala Faiz, USAID INVEST, Serena Guarnaschelli, KOIS, and Vanessa Holcomb Mann, USAID INVEST. Blended finance continues to gain traction, and for good reason. For investors, it can shift the balance between risk and return in...
Jul 24, 2019
This event was originally posted by The SEEP Network. Read more details and speaker information on the event page . The private sector is an essential partner in the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers,...