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Join Marketlinks and Agrilinks on August 6th to explore gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting market systems.
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?
This webinar explored market systems resilience and what tools are available to support measurement.
USAID's Private Sector Engagement Team and Deloitte hosted an interactive session on April 28, 2020, exploring the new Finance Wiki on Marketlinks.
Marketlinks and USAID INVEST hosted a webinar on March 26, 2020, sharing more about blended finance and how USAID is pioneering its use to meet development goals and support private sector investment.
Marketlinks hosted a webinar on February 19th, 2020 to learn more about the third edition of the Minimum Economic Recovery Standards (MERS). This webinar explored practical guidance and tips for mainstreaming MERS at the donor, institutional and practitioner level.
On February 6th, Marketlinks, Agrilinks, and the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security (EEFS) project hosted a webinar examining the enabling environment for agricultural market systems in fragile contexts.
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday, June 4th, Marketlinks hosted a webinar to explore how "Everyday PEA" could advance market systems facilitation practice.
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 .
Financing for capital investment is critical to accomplishing development objectives – whether in health, agriculture, WASH, etc. On April 30th Marketlinks hosted a webinar to share about the Investment Mobilization Platforms being rolled out in Kenya and Haiti.
High growth entrepreneurs are the primary job creators in any economy*, helping to create a more diversified and resilient economy that improves economic governance, donor organizations and entrepreneurial ecosystem actors still face challenges when trying to have a positive impact on growth...
On November 28th, Marketlinks, Agrilinks and the USAID Center for Resilience hosted an event on Health, Resilience and Sustainable Poverty Escapes.
Marketlinks explored how policies and regulations limit or enable women to enter, remain, and advance in the workforce;, including restricting employment of women, requiring occupational licenses, addressing employment discrimination, and more.
Agriculture is an inherently risky activity. This risk exposure can make and keep farmers poor. Agricultural index insurance can help farmers avoid costly coping mechanisms and unlock opportunities for increased investment and greater resilience, but such positive development impacts largely depend...
On Tuesday, April 17th, Marketlinks will host a webinar featuring USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
Join USAID LandLinks, Agrilinks, Marketlinks, and a panel of experts for an interactive online discussion on the Business Case for Land Rights: Private Sector Perspectives on Responsible Land-Based Investment.
Jan 25, 2018
A recent study commissioned by USAID’s Center for Resilience demonstrates that investing in resilience and a more proactive response to avert humanitarian crises in the Horn of Africa could reduce the cost to international donors by 30 percent, while also protecting billions of dollars of income...