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CGAP Smallholder Families Data Hub

Check out this resource from The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), a global partnership of organizations seeking to advance financial inclusion. These interactive dashboards provide easy access to data drawn from six countries.

Gender-GEDI 2014 Executive Report

There are numerous projects and programs focusing on female entrepreneurship worldwide, yet there were no measures available to compare countries according to the same metrics. The Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI) was created to fill this gap.

Two Trillion and Counting

The primary goal of this article is to offer what the authors believe is the first comprehensive assessment of the global MSME credit gap, including key insights regarding the somewhat bifurcated nature of the challenge that the MSME credit gap represents.

Women in Trade: A South African Online Marketplace

Women entrepreneurs in Africa have historically had more limited business networks than men. With advances in technology reaching around the world, there is a growing opportunity to use technology to break this divide.

Resilience Evidence Forum Report

USAID organized the Resilience Evidence Forum in October 2017 to take stock of the latest evidence on resilience and its implications for policy and programming.

State of the Small and Growing Business Sector Report

The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) published its annual State of the Small and Growing Business Sector report. This is the first year that the report is fully digital and interactive, where you can filter data by region, support type, and more.

Resource: Confronting Organisational Challenges to Mainstreaming Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development Programs

This post introduces a case study, Confronting Organisational Challenges to Mainstreaming Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development Programs: Lessons from AIP-Rural, authored by Holly Lard Krueger, Giulia Salmaso, and Dhita Larasati. This work was supported by a DFAT funded MSD program in Indonesia. This resource discusses common challenges and strategies to address them; as well as key lessons for program design.