Inclusive economic growth creates opportunities for all people to engage through their labor and assets to meet market demand.
Aug 11, 2020
This fact sheet provides an overview of the background and the top takeaways from both guides.
Aug 10, 2020
The ILO Lab and the Mastercard Foundation joined forces to explore how a market systems approach can address the challenge of decent work for Africa’s youth.
Aug 05, 2020
This assessment report provides potential programming opportunities that will assist in the development and support of livelihoods and income generating activities for EVD-affected communities.
Aug 05, 2020
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.
Jul 28, 2020
The Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) and USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security undertook a study in Rwanda and Uganda to understand how to better engage youth in agriculture through EAS and the private sector.
Jul 30, 2020 to Oct 08, 2020
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit theme and learning agenda is supported by four interconnected technical tracks designed to advance learning and collaboration. From July through October there will be five online gatherings that reflect the those tracks.
Jul 13, 2020
#SEEP2020 is going 100% virtual! We see this as an opportunity to diverge from our traditional request for session proposals to a more experimental, participatory, and flexible model.
Jul 16, 2020
Panelists will share insights from studies and interventions conducted across various sectors in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
Jun 02, 2020
The Lab has put together a user-friendly guide on how to quickly carry out the end-to-end process of a market systems analysis.
May 27, 2020
This post shares a new report from Mercy Corps highlighting how government restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 has impacted businesses, supply chain, markets and local economies.
May 21, 2020
Private Sector Engagement (PSE) is a strategic approach to international development through which USAID consults, strategizes, aligns, and collaborates with the private sector for greater scale, sustainability, and effectiveness of development or humanitarian outcomes.
May 20, 2020
In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, donors and development agencies will have to combine immediate and long-term responses to support the economic recovery in developing countries.
May 20, 2020
This blog post highlights how the RisiAlbania project, which sponsors youth employment and skills training programs in Albania, has invested in and adapted online learning and collaboration to local contexts in the face of COVID-19.
May 18, 2020
While women are making progress in attracting venture capital and angel funding, they still are vastly underrepresented in the funding league tables.
Jun 02, 2020
This virtual roundtable will explore the impact of COVID-19 in these areas of women’s economic empowerment and will serve as an opportunity for members to share actionable insights from their own work.
May 14, 2020
The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth recently collaborated with Mercy Corp's virtual mentoring program, MicroMentor, to deliver an Arabic platform in Jordan and the MENA region.
May 28, 2020
In this webinar, panelists will discuss COVID-19’s impact on the East African dairy industry, share critical actions that must be taken to ensure food security and sustain livelihoods, and introduce the new Dairy Nourishes Africa initiative.