Events

Find Marketlinks events and other upcoming occasions of interest to the markets development community. In addition, all Marketlinks-sponsored webinars are recorded and archived. Click on “Past Marketlinks Events” to access recordings, transcripts, and other resources.

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Marketlinks Event

Keeping Firms and Supply Chains Afloat in the Age of COVID-19

June 18, 2020, 9:00 - 10:00am (9:00 - 10:00am)
On June 18th, 2020, Marketlinks hosted a webinar discussing the challenges USAID and its partners are facing during COVID-19. The pandemic is disrupting financial systems that were expanding the variety of products offered to businesses globally. Can certain interventions help them stay afloat?
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States
Marketlinks Event

Demystifying Market Systems Resilience

May 20, 2020, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
This webinar explored market systems resilience and what tools are available to support measurement.
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States
Marketlinks Event

Marketlinks Seminar: Realities of Co-Creating with the Private Sector

November 20, 2019, 9:00am - 12:30pm (9:00am - 12:30pm)
Marketlinks hosted a seminar on November 20th, 2019 to discuss how some USAID activities are shifting mindsets around co-creating with the private sector, tailoring operational mechanisms, and leveraging partnerships to create change for vulnerable populations.
  • Event Type: In Person
  • Location: Washington, DC United States
Marketlinks Event

Why Do Social Connections Matter for Resilience and Recovery?

September 5, 2019, 9:30 - 11:00am (9:30 - 11:00am)
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.
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States
Marketlinks Event

Pay-for-Results: Better Development Outcomes through Stronger Performance Management

August 8, 2019, 9:30 - 11:00am (9:30 - 11:00am)
Marketlinkshosted 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. Presenters discussed the Pay-for-Results model and outlined 6 essential steps for project design.
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States
Marketlinks Event

Embedding Everyday PEA in Market Systems Practice

June 4, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
On Tuesday, June 4th, Marketlinks hosted a webinar to explore how "Everyday PEA" could advance market systems facilitation practice.
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States
Marketlinks Event

Growing Small and Medium Enterprises: What Works?

May 14, 2019, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
Join Marketlinks on Tuesday, May 14th at 9 am EDT for a webinar to hear about the latest global evidence and USAID/Vietnam's SME activity plans, and get ideas for how to design or refresh your SME theory of change.
  • Event Type: Online
  • Location: United States

Market Systems Symposium

April 8, 2019, 8:30am - April 11, 2019, 5:00pm (8:30am - 5:00pm)
Mark your calendar for the #MarketSystemsSymposium2019, taking place April 8-11 in Cape Town, SA. Registration is open now!
  • Event Type: In Person
  • Location: South Africa
Marketlinks Event

Health, Resilience and Sustainable Poverty Escapes

November 28, 2018, 9:30 - 11:00am (9:30 - 11:00am)
On November 28th, Marketlinks, Agrilinks and the USAID Center for Resilience hosted an event on Health, Resilience and Sustainable Poverty Escapes.
  • Event Type: In Person
  • Location: Washington , DC United States
Marketlinks Event

Women at Work: Regulatory Barriers and Opportunities

October 10, 2018, 9:30 - 11:00am (9:30 - 11:00am)
Marketlinks explored how policies and regulations limit or enable women to enter, remain, and advance in the workforce;, including restricting employment of women, requiring occupational licenses, addressing employment discrimination, and more.
  • Event Type: In Person
  • Location: Washington , DC United States

The Nature of Conservation Enterprises

September 5, 2018, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
Small enterprise development is a common approach used by development organizations in biodiversity conservation, agriculture, and other economic growth strategies to generate increased income for rural communities.
  • Event Type: Online
Marketlinks Event

The Promise and Pitfalls of Index Insurance: Building Resilience Through Responsible Implementation

June 6, 2018, 9:30 - 11:00am (9:30 - 11:00am)
Agriculture is an inherently risky activity. This risk exposure can make and keep farmers poor. Agricultural index insurance can help farmers avoid costly coping mechanisms and unlock opportunities for increased investment and greater resilience, but such positive development impacts largely depend on the quality of the index insurance product and its appropriateness in a particular context.
  • Event Type: Online