Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.


This post highlights a May 2019 report from The Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion exploring the three stages involved in digital transformation and provides examples of how innovative financial institutions are addressing its challenges with creative solutions for emerging customers.
This brief reviews the evidence from five recent publications to identify common themes emerging from the study of microsavings among vulnerable populations in lowresource environments in sub-Saharan Africa.
Household economic strengthening (HES) initiatives are increasingly implemented in coordination with biomedical and behavioral approaches to HIV prevention, treatment, and care to address the economic drivers of the HIV epidemic.
The WomenConnect Challenge seeks to bridge the gender digital divide so that women can fully participate in the global economy.
USAID's Office of Local Sustainability (E3/LS) has launched its new Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Locally Led Development Innovation.
In June, we're excited to take a look at political economy analysis (PEA), a development approach to inform programs and project activities from a politically-minded place. PEAs can help practitioners answer questions about how and why things happen, to effectively manage resources, and better...
In Nigeria, a Pay-for-Results prize competition incents use of Aflasafe to combat aflatoxin contamination and drive demand for higher-quality maize.
Growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is an important goal of much donor assistance. However, development practitioners do not always articulate theoretical frameworks linking interventions to outcomes of sales or employment growth.
This brief aims to demonstrate how the use of applied political economy analysis is critical to the effective design and execution of inclusive market systems activities.
As USAID programs evolve to adopt a market systems approach, implementing partners must adapt their monitoring and evaluation approaches to better capture dynamics of complex systems change.