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Belleus Pierre, 31, uses mobile money to sell basic food staples to families as part of the St. Marc Kenbe-La Mobile Money Program in Haiti. Photo credit: Mercy Corps / CC BY-NC 2.0
Belleus Pierre, 31, uses mobile money to sell basic food staples to families as part of the St. Marc Kenbe-La Mobile Money Program in Haiti. Photo credit: Mercy Corps / CC BY-NC 2.0

Adaptive Management

Thoughtful monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes allow for programmatic shifts to increase effectiveness and improve results.

Economics

Approaches to economic growth should start with analysis, consider public and private contributions, and leverage possibilities across all sectors.

Employment

Inclusive economic growth creates opportunities for all people to engage through their labor and assets to meet market demand.

Enabling Environment

Market actors respond to the opportunities and constraints shaped by rules and norms at the global, national, or local levels.

Finance

Market participation requires a range of financial solutions and investments to meet the needs of individuals, households, and firms as well as to meet national and sub-national financing requirements...

Market Facilitation

Market facilitation catalyzes market actors to create durable change for more competitive, inclusive, and resilient market systems.

Markets and Trade

The ability of individual firms to enter, compete, grow, and engage in value chains locally or internationally is what drives market development and economic growth.

Markets in Crises

Working with and through markets can help speed recovery and limit economic impact during and after disasters.

Resilience

Sustainable poverty escapes require enabling vulnerable people to manage and mitigate risks while ensuring shocks and stresses don’t undermine development gains.

Women’s Economic Empowerment

Women’s economic empowerment exists when women can equitably participate in, contribute to, and benefit from economic opportunities as workers, consumers, entrepreneurs, and investors.

Youth

Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
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