Browse for training, documents, and wiki content in our Resource Library with over 1,000 entries. Use the search box and/or filters on the left-hand side to refine the results by topic, document type, donor, and region/country.
The 2020 Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy affirms USAID's vision of a prosperous and peaceful world in which women, girls, men, and boys enjoy equal economic, social, cultural, civil, and political rights and are equally empowered to secure better lives for themselves, their families, their communities, and their countries.
This policy brief highlights key learning from a microsimulation exercise conducted by EPRI. It provides new evidence about the efficacy of targeting OVC populations through inclusive targeting approaches and criteria that are frequently used in sub-Saharan Africa.
This policy brief looks at the evaluation by Genesis Analytics on the startUP&go program, which aims to develop entrepreneurial interest among Free State learners enrolled in school for business studies.
The Global Findex database, launched by the World Bank in 2011, provides comparable indicators showing how people around the world save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk. Read the 2014 edition now.
This document contains the guidelines given to writers of the case studies on value chain programs in conflict-affected environments funded under the Accelerated Microenterprise Advancement Project small grant facility. The guidelines incorporate analysis of the conflict and of the value chain.
Maria Stephens of USAID provides an overview of current regulatory outlook, MFS and MMT mechanisms, regulatory context for MFI update of MFS, and mobile financial services risk matrix. Daryl Skoog of Opportunity International discussed back-office capacity for MFI update of MFS. Gino Picasso of GKN concluded with the discussion on outsourcing options for MFIs.
Migration and Remittances Factbook 2011 provides a comprehensive picture of emigration, skilled emigration, immigration, and remittance flows for 210 countries and 15 country groups, drawing on authoritative, publicly available data. The current edition of the Factbook updates the information in the popular 2008 edition with additional data for 71 countries collected from various sources, including national censuses, labor force surveys, population registers, and other national sources.
Written by the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) project, this brief identifies four ways that programming in agricultural value chains is likely to have greater nutritional outcomes: i) the incremental income is earned or controlled by women, ii) the stream of income is regular or frequent, even if the absolute amounts are small, iii) the income is in-kind (i.e., in the form of food), or iv) training in health and nutrition is provided. Several guidance questions are offered to assess the context in which they are working and consequently reduce the potential for