Approaches to economic growth should start with analysis, consider public and private contributions, and leverage possibilities across all sectors.
Mar 08, 2018
Through the Young Women Transform Prize, USAID will support youth in developing countries to develop their own solutions to advance the economic empowerment of young women in their communities.
Mar 06, 2018
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The global value chains (GVCs), which encompass all activities involved in the production of goods and services on a global scale, have a complex role in trade, productivity, and economic growth. As described in the Global Value Chain Development Report 2017, “today companies source parts,...
Feb 06, 2018
This post originally appeared on Chemonics' website . Achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 will not be easy — or cheap. It is estimated that an extra $2.5 trillion in funding will be needed to achieve the SDGs by 2030. Soon after the goals were finalized in 2015, it became...
Jan 19, 2018
Post-harvest loss, or PHL, is a problem that primarily afflicts low-resource countries, where inefficient supply chains lead to losses in the quantity and quality of foods as they travel from farm to market. While much of the research and investment in improving food systems is directed toward...
Courtenay Cabot Venton
Jan 09, 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...