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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Women's Groups and COVID-19: Impact, Challenges and Policy Implications

April 13, 2021, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
In a policy brief released in the early stages of the COVID pandemic in June 2020, the Evidence Consortium on Women’s Groups (ECWG) examined the implications of the pandemic and the lockdown for women’s groups. What have we learned since then? How has the COVID pandemic affected women’s groups, and how have these groups helped mitigate the negative consequences of the health crisis? Join the ECWG on Apr
  • Event Type: Online
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Applications of Finance in Global Health

February 11, 2021, 9:00 - 10:00am (9:00 - 10:00am)
The past 60 years have seen tremendous gains in global health, however there is still work to be done to achieve the targets set under the health and well-being Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). Against this backdrop, are the emerging trends in development finance which have resulted in significant funding gaps. Since reaching an all time high in 2013, development assistance for health has remained stagnant.
  • Event Type: Online
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Beyond the Basics: Integrating Psychosocial Support into Enterprise and Employment Programming

December 8, 2020, 9:00 - 10:30am (9:00 - 10:30am)
This Marketlinks webinar looked at the integration of psychosocial support interventions with traditional economic recovery programming. Speakers from Action for Hunger, International Rescue Committee, and Catholic Relief Services shared successful examples from their programming in Iraq, South Sudan, and El Salvador and Honduras.
  • Event Type: Online
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Advancing Health Outcomes & Health System Performance with Digital Health Solutions: The Role and Opportunity for Governments, the Private Sector and Development Investors

November 30, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00am (10:00 - 11:00am)
Countries around the world are in the midst of rapid development and adopting digital technologies to advance and transform industries, governments, economies and societies. For health, leveraging digital solutions can expand access to high-quality, affordable essential services and commodities to all. Additionally, digital health solutions can effectively and efficiently capture and synthesize information across all levels of the health system to improve performance and strengthen institutional capacity.
  • Event Type: Online
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Mobilizing Agriculture Finance Solutions at Scale

November 12, 2020, 9:00 - 10:00am (9:00 - 10:00am)
This webinar kicks-off a series we are calling "Principled Interest," a monthly webinar that will bring together diverse perspectives to discuss a range of development finance topics.
  • Event Type: Online
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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