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Vikāra Institute Employment Opportunties

September 19, 2022
Vikāra Institute is excited to be adding some new positions to our global team. We are currently advertising for an International Program Manager and a Technical Specialist - Market Systems Development.  

Private Sector Partnership Opportunities in Asia (ACE): Request for Applications

September 15, 2022
The Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnership Activity is pleased to invite for-profit businesses in Bangladesh, Vietnam, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Nepal, Philippines, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and the Kyrgyz Republic to submit an application for co-investment through its Asia Care Economy (ACE) activity. 

Water and Energy for Food Announces New Call for Innovations

August 29, 2022
Water and Energy for Food Grand Challenge (WE4F), through its Southern and Central Africa Regional Innovation Hub (S/CA RIH), is proud to announce the launch of the second Southern and Central Africa Call for Innovations to foster innovation and enhance food security in the region. This call will support up to 30 organizations working on innovative technologies and business model solutions to provide more sustainable water or energy solutions for climate-resilient agriculture.

Gender and Youth Integration Survey for Implementing Partners

August 22, 2022
The USAID/BHA-funded Gender and Youth Activity (GAYA) Associate Award is launching a survey around knowledge, attitudes, and practices on gender and youth for Implementing partners (IPs). Unlike other surveys, upon completion of this survey, you will be linked to a real-time dashboard that provides insights into your organization's gender and youth gaps.

Call for Nominations to SCALE’s Facilitators of the Year Initiative

August 18, 2022
Do you have an incredible facilitator in your organization? If so, SCALE wants to hear about them! SCALE’s Facilitators of the Year Initiative is back for its third year. The Initiative recognizes and celebrates program staff who are facilitating agriculture, natural resource management (NRM), or alternative livelihoods-related activities around the world. Nominees must:

Tell us about your best adaptation! SCALE Creative Adaptation Award

July 26, 2022
Are you ahead of the curve? Finding local solutions to global issues, driving change, challenging business-as-usual approaches, or more — tell us! The SCALE Award wants to highlight actions that are being taken by partner organizations at the local level. Has your or a partner's program made an innovation in how you work? Tell SCALE about your creative adaptation — let them help you spread the word!

Private Sector Partnership Opportunities in Cambodia: Request for Applications

April 1, 2022
Through this Request for Applications (RFA), the Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships (MSP) Cambodia Agricultural Investment Activity, managed by DAI on behalf of USAID/Cambodia, is offering opportunities for co-investment with private sector businesses in Cambodia in strengthening agricultural trade and investment.

Private Sector Partnership Opportunities in Southern Africa: Request for Applications

February 14, 2022
 Through this Request for Applications (RFA), the Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships (MSP) Southern Africa Agricultural Trade & Investment Activity, managed by DAI on behalf of USAID/South Africa, is offering opportunities for co-investment with private sector businesses in southern Africa in strengthening agricultural trade and investment.

Call for Market Systems Development Tools

December 21, 2021
The Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships (MSP) Activity is launching a stocktaking of market systems development (MSD) tools to develop a curated, centralized, open-access web-based MSD tool repository. The tool library will be hosted, maintained, and kept up to date by the BEAM Exchange to ensure ongoing support and engagement of the MSD community.

ResilienceLinks Relaunches with Updated Strategy and Branding

November 4, 2021
This post was written by the ResilienceLinks.org team. Shocks and stressors including climate change, chronic poverty and disease outbreaks drive communities into crisis year after year. While shocks and stressors are inevitable, the lingering aftermath they often cause is not. Resilient individuals and communities are better able to achieve development goals, maintain development outcomes and thrive.

Vote for your favorite Green Adaptation!

November 2, 2021
We need your vote! Check out the video entries for SCALE’s Green Creative Adaptation Award and help us pick the most creative program innovation or adaptation to address climate change in agriculture, natural resource management (NRM), and off- and non-farm livelihoods. Cast your vote by November 12 and let your voice be heard! CLICK HERE TO VIEW AND VOTE  

New Industry Survey for Development and Humanitarian Assistance Professionals

November 1, 2021
Calling all employees of development and humanitarian assistance organizations!.   USAID’s Feed the Future Market Systems and Partnerships (MSP) Activity invites you to participate in a short and important industry survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on development professionals and what employers can do about it.

The SCALE 2021 Creative Green Adaptation Award

September 27, 2021
Tell us about your best green adaptation!   Are you ahead of the curve? Creating green jobs, mobilizing climate finance or developing new partnerships, making adaptations more inclusive to protect communities and natural habitats—tell us! We want to highlight actions that are being taken now to adapt and protect against climate change. Has your program made an innovation in climate-resilient agriculture or green livelihoods that will have a positive impact on the environment? Tell SCALE about your creative adaptation—let us help you spread the word!

Announcing the Climatelinks 2021 Photo Contest

June 9, 2021
The Climatelinks 2021 Photo Contest theme is Climate Change and People: The Challenges and Opportunities. We’re looking for submissions that capture the human dimension of climate change, in particular, social and economic responses to global change.

USAID Initiative Promotes Private Investment in Women-owned/led Enterprises and Funds

June 5, 2021
A new capital grant mechanism will allow the USAID CATALYZE Women’s Empowerment (WE) initiative, implemented by Palladium, to promote private sector investment to close the gender financing gap at scale in the near term. The grant mechanism is designed to influence the behavior of investors to invest in women-owned and women-led funds and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including first-time women fund managers and women investors.

USAID/Nigeria COVID-19 Food Security Challenge

April 15, 2021
Nigeria is presently confronted with a food security crisis that is deepened by COVID-19 global pandemic and its negative consequences on the food value chain in the country. The pandemic has severely affected an already weak agri-food system and value chain across the nation.

Call for Submissions: Food Security COVID-19 Learning Event

April 14, 2021
Facilitated by IDEAL, the Food Security COVID-19 Learning Event will create an opportunity for emergency and non-emergency practitioners of USAID/Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance-funded activities to:  Pause and reflect on the lessons learned so far from implementing emergency and non-emergency food security activities during the COVID-19 pandemic;  Explore innovations and adaptations resulting from the response to a changing environment;  Discuss the implications and applicability o

Call for Partners: Financial Digital Literacy Campaign

March 12, 2021
The Financial Digital Literacy Campaign activity is looking for partners that already engage women at scale (e.g., through savings groups, women entrepreneur networks) and are interested in integrating digital financial literacy into their work!