Thoughtful monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes allow for programmatic shifts to increase effectiveness and improve results.
Aug 23, 2019
The Resilience Measurement Practical Guidance Note draws on examples from multiple country and project contexts of what worked well, what challenges emerged and what solutions were developed while implementing an RMS.
Sep 05, 2019
Join Marketlinks and Mercy Corps on September 5th for a webinar to learn more about how to understand and measure how household social connectedness links to resilience, and highlight the implications of research findings for returns and recovery in South Sudan.
In August, Marketlinks is focusing on the Pay-for-Results model in global development. This post from NextBillion offers insights on how and when to use a results-based finance model.
This post starts an important evidence-based discussion about why diversity and inclusion are central to addressing complex challenges.
Aug 16, 2019
This post introduces an interview with Kristin O'Planick for the System Insight Podcast about a new framework for assessing market systems resilience being designed by USAID.
Aug 15, 2019
As Marketlinks examines Pay-for-Results this August, check out this blog from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) highlighting compact designed to reduce poverty through economic growth in Cabo-Verde.
Aug 14, 2019
This post shares an overview of the Digital Credit and Women's Economic Empowerment Convening 2019 and introduces a resource by the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) that explores four steps in conducting impact evaluations for measuring women's empowerment.
Aug 09, 2019
In August, Marketlinks is focusing on the Pay-for-Results model in global development. This post from the World Bank blog highlights an upcoming project to incentivize dairy suppliers in Tanzania to deliver input bundles for smallholder dairy farmers.
Aug 08, 2019
The private sector is an essential partner in advancing the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers, producers and suppliers, firms can contribute towards women’s economic empowerment, expand their own market, achieve greater business efficiency, and improve their bottom line.
Aug 02, 2019
“Pay-for-results” is trending! There is a swelling chorus in the development community about the potential of pay-for-results (PforR) to increase accountability, foster innovation, and stretch scarce development dollars. With the growing need to “do more with less” and demonstrate results when...
Aug 01, 2019
Do you have great photos of climate and development? Do you want to showcase your photos and promote your work on Climatelinks? Now is your chance!
The Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3), Office of Trade and Regulatory Reform (TRR), is seeking a direct-hire FSL-02 to serve as Market Systems Specialist.
Data protection is a primary focus of the humanitarian sector. In late 2016, USAID supported a digital cash transfer preparedness grant meant to help NGOs be equally well-prepared to offer (digital) cash as to offer other modalities of assistance (e.g. in-kind items).
Jul 29, 2019
The Government of Morocco is addressing the challenge of providing youth with skills to enter complex, highly competitive global industries. Morocco's Employability and Land Compact introduces a scalable model for secondary education to improve graduates' employability.
This post introduces a resource highlighting youth training programs implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This post highlights critical questions about youth entrepreneurs and how to build an inclusive system that supports them through both financial and non-financial means
Jul 25, 2019
This post, focused on partnership implementation, is the second in a series exploring how a partnership facility can work as an interface between donor-funded programs and their private-sector partners, and how the partnerships that emerge can be an engine driving systemic change.
Aug 05, 2019 to Aug 08, 2019
This training is designed to increase an organization’s ability to gather consumer insights that can be translated into a product offering suitable to its target audience, thereby increasing the probability of a profitable and sustainable insurance business model.
Jul 17, 2019
This post spotlights an interview with Lala Faiz and Cameron Khosrowshahi from the USAID INVEST team on mobilizing private capital.
Aug 08, 2019
Marketlinks will host 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. This webinar will discuss the Pay-for-Results model and outline 6 essential steps for project design.
Jul 11, 2019
This post, focused on partnership principles, is the first in a series exploring how an integrated partnership facility can work as an interface between donor-funded programs and their private-sector partners, and how the partnerships that emerge can be an engine driving systemic change.
Jul 09, 2019
This post offers recommendations on managing the shifts in culture, management and partnering needed when a project shifts from providing direct services to a facilitative market systems approach.
Aug 26, 2019 to Aug 29, 2019
This 4-day course will introduce key principles, practices and tips to help manage programs by adapting your portfolio, strategies and interventions based on effective results measurement.
Aug 19, 2019 to Aug 23, 2019
This 5-day course offers a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of all aspects that practitioners need to set up a practical results measurement system for internal learning and communicating credible results.
Jul 24, 2019
This event was originally posted by The SEEP Network. Read more details and speaker information on the event page . The private sector is an essential partner in the process of women’s economic empowerment. By adopting business practices that include and support women as workers, consumers,...
Jul 08, 2019
This AWEF Practitioner Learning Brief provides a practical framework for development actors on how to develop a robust business case for private sector companies on the commercial value of empowering women.
Jul 03, 2019
Do any of you have experience implementing agricultural, livelihoods, or WASH projects in preparedness, emergency and/or recovery ? If so, USAID / FFP -funded technical assistance and learning awards and the SCALE and PRO-WASH team would like to hear from you! Take 20 minutes and add your voice...