Inclusive economic growth creates opportunities for all people to engage through their labor and assets to meet market demand.
Aug 19, 2019
This post starts an important evidence-based discussion about why diversity and inclusion are central to addressing complex challenges.
Aug 16, 2019
Listen to Young Women Transform, a new podcast on Youth-led development from USAID's Office of Education exploring lessons about youth-led development.
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.
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 19, 2019
This brief reviews the evidence from four recent publications to highlight emerging scholarship on vulnerable adolescent girls in sub-Saharan Africa.
Jul 08, 2019
In Moldova, the “golden triangle” of collaboration among industry, government, and academia is transforming the technology sector. Here’s the recipe for success from the Moldova Competitiveness Project.
Jul 03, 2019
Promising results are unfolding as project staff begin to think and work politically on one USAID project in Timor-Leste.
Jun 14, 2019
This brief aims to aid program developers and implementers working on household economic strengthening (HES) interventions for OVCs to assess the quality of available evidence.
Jun 13, 2019
Many women’s decisions about whether and how to participate in sex work are driven by financial considerations.
Jun 13, 2019
The curriculum aims to build the financial literacy and business knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for adult members of ESFAM savings groups to successfully generate income.
Jun 13, 2019
The curriculum aims to build the financial literacy and business knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for youth members of ESFAM savings groups to successfully generate income.
May 30, 2019
Growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is an important goal of much donor assistance. However, development practitioners do not always articulate theoretical frameworks linking interventions to outcomes of sales or employment growth.
May 17, 2019
This post highlights a paper from Market Development Facility. The paper aims to contribute to the broader conversation of the way in which market system programs grapple with, and can contribute to, women's economic empowerment.