Aug 05, 2020
The Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)-funded SCALE Award is seeking examples of creative program adaptations resulting from COVID-19-related challenges in the sectors of agriculture, natural resource management (NRM), and alternative livelihoods. Under the Creative Adaptation Award , the...
Jun 25, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to bear the detrimental effects of poor connectivity. As schools, offices, health organizations, and individuals become more reliant upon the internet, more than 3.5 billion unconnected people around the world are at a significant disadvantage.
Jun 05, 2020
This post shares a blog from the USAID Global Development Lab that highlights key considerations and resources for applying a gender lens to digital development and COVID-19 responses.
May 13, 2020
This post provides information on how to apply for the 2020 Digital Development Awards hosted by USAID's Global Development Lab, including eligibility criteria and award categories.
Apr 28, 2020
This guidance details illustrative programming for USAID Missions to consider and adapt to country and community context to support safe and functioning food markets, while maximizing safety precautions to limit coronavirus transmission.
Apr 14, 2020
This resource outlines USAID guidance to increase institutional readiness to prevent, detect, and respond to COVID-19, and its effects.
Apr 03, 2020
USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning Senior Economist Peter Richards reflects on the potential impact of a global recession and drop in commodity prices on economic growth in the global south.
Sep 06, 2018
The following case study presents an overview of the Feed the Future Agricultural Value Chains systemic change framework.
Aug 24, 2018
As MFIs have become largely self-sustaining with capital from deposits from clients, impact investors, and capital markets, USAID has shifted the type of activities it funds to address other constraints to greater financial inclusion and economic opportunity for the poor and very poor.
Aug 06, 2018
Did you miss the USAID webinar on blockchain and its uses in development on July 19th? Want to learn more about its potential benefits and risks? Watch the webinar recording and review the Blockchain Primer!
Jul 12, 2018
Women face layers of regulatory, social, and cultural inequalities in accessing employment opportunities globally. Regulations and policies restricting women’s labor force participation also have significant macroeconomic implications.
Jun 06, 2018
This primer aims to equip international development agencies and partners to assess whether and how distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, might apply to their work.