This post highlights a recent publication from the Market Development Facility, funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, that explores the characteristics and implications of shallow markets and provides context to better understand systemic change.
This post introduces a document published by The Seep Network and highlights lessons shared by participants during the Regional Network Summit about promoting responsible financial inclusion in Rwanda.
USAID issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to seek participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate to identify new and innovative solutions to address the challenge of how to most effectively expand access to financing on terms and conditions (lower interest rates
A new report from the ISF Advisors, with support from the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, highlights the current status and future development of agricultural insurance for smallholder farmers.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are in a position to foster collaboration among stakeholders, influence agenda-setting, and hold local governments accountable. CSOs must therefore have tools and skills that are appropriate for influencing government policies and budgets.
This technical brief focuses on programmatic shifts at the intersection of resilience, gender equity, and social inclusion, which are essential in situations like the 2004 tsunami or extreme drought conditions
In this post, read about how Feed the Future's Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Prize selected Reel Fruit to receive acceleration services. ReelFruit is dried fruit and nuts packaging and distribution business in Nigeria.
As we prioritize making market systems more competitive, resilient, and inclusive for smallholder farmers and other market actors, we must connect our support for these actors with support for the all-encompassing yet elusive enabling environment around them.