Recent years have brought new opportunities in Cambodia’s horticulture sector, but those wishing to capitalize on these opportunities face many constraints. There is considerable competition from imported produce and relationships among Cambodian market actors are limited. Few support services are...
The AVANSE Program—the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Feed the Future program in Northern Haiti (2013–2019)—shows the value of integrating political economy analysis (PEA) in agricultural programming.
This post is the fourth in a series exploring how a partnership facility can be an interface between donor-funded programs and the private sector. It reflects on how FTF Inova's experience is relevant for other MSD programs.
This brief identifies and analyzes different techniques practitioners use to measure agency in programs that promote WEE. It is practitioner-led, with a focus on finding practical frameworks, tools, and good practices in measuring agency.
This is the third post in a series exploring how a partnership facility can work as an interface between donor-funded programs and their private-sector partners, and how the partnerships that emerge can be an engine driving systemic change.
This report form ISF Advisors and the Mastercard Foundation's Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab summarizes the latest data on the size and scope of the global rural agricultural finance market, finding a significant gap between supply and demand of financial services.
Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.