Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
The ALL-IN program announces a call for research proposals from researchers at African institutions to advance host country leadership in defining and implementing research projects.
Policymakers and development agencies alike have used Information Technology (IT) as a catalyst for economic development. This technology has been applied to build workforce productivity, accelerate economic development, and improve the business enabling environment.
The shared-value approach makes a strong case for private-sector engagement in the international development arena.
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.
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Learn how USAID’s Development Innovation Ventures grantees are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic
Fail, Recalibrate, Adapt, Achieve is a new Lab brief on Yapasa, an ILO-FAO project on agribusiness and youth employment in rural Zambia. The brief dives into Yapasa’s four and a half year journey, which included a series of early missteps and unforeseen events.
How can programs encourage and enable local commercial banks to lend to companies supplying solar home systems for off-grid customers? This post is part two in a three-part series, and addresses solar photovoltaic systems for commercial and industrial users and providers.
When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, the data science company Fraym understood its unique product was critical in mounting the most effective global COVID-19 response at scale.
In many developing countries, the companies that build, supply, and sell clean energy solutions have difficulty obtaining bank loans or other financing to expand their businesses or reach new markets. This blog shares how Power Africa is working with the Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment and Resilience (CEADIR) Activity to support off-grid energy companies in Rwanda.
In order to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on dairy and beef value chains incorporating food security concerns such as availability, access and utilization, Land O’Lakes Venture37 and Georgian Farmers’ Association conducted a pulse survey in May 2020 of project participants in the USDA Safety and Quality Investment in Livestock project .
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.
In a four-part blog series, the EEFS project explores a central question: what enables cross-border trade for safe foods?
This post explores how global development organizations can mitigate food and agricultural systems during the COVID-19 crisis, using a market systems approach.
The Mobile Gender Gap Report 2020 examines how the mobile gender gap is changing quickly in low- and middle-income countries.
The Lab has put together a user-friendly guide on how to quickly carry out the end-to-end process of a market systems analysis.
How is COVID-19 and Senegal’s response to the pandemic affecting the fishing industry as a whole?
This post shares a new report from Mercy Corps highlighting how government restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 has impacted businesses, supply chain, markets and local economies.
This blog was originally posted on the Washington Business Dynamics blog by Mary Jane Maxwell and highlights the U.S. Development Finance Corporation's work on women's economic empowerment. U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is America’s development bank – with enhanced financial muscle...
Private Sector Engagement (PSE) is a strategic approach to international development through which USAID consults, strategizes, aligns, and collaborates with the private sector for greater scale, sustainability, and effectiveness of development or humanitarian outcomes.