Inclusive economic growth creates opportunities for all people to engage through their labor and assets to meet market demand.
May 14, 2019
Join Marketlinks on Tuesday, May 14th at 9 am EDT for a webinar to hear about the latest global evidence and USAID/Vietnam's SME activity plans, and get ideas for how to design or refresh your SME theory of change .
Apr 03, 2019
High growth entrepreneurs are the primary job creators in any economy*, helping to create a more diversified and resilient economy that improves economic governance, donor organizations and entrepreneurial ecosystem actors still face challenges when trying to have a positive impact on growth...
Oct 10, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
Marketlinks explored how policies and regulations limit or enable women to enter, remain, and advance in the workforce;, including restricting employment of women, requiring occupational licenses, addressing employment discrimination, and more.
Apr 17, 2018
On Tuesday, April 17th, Marketlinks will host a webinar featuring USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Humanity & Inclusion (HI).
Apr 25, 2017
Access to finance has been a chronic issue for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in many areas around the world, but the revenue capital approach is breaking barriers from Tunisia to South Africa and paving a pathway to progress for SMEs who don’t fit the bill for traditional banking and venture...
Feb 28, 2017
Seed is the single most important agricultural input of crop production, but not all seed is equally accessible and/or available. Agrilinks, Microlinks, and the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance held a special event where experts addressed how Quality Declared Seeds (QDS) might be able to...
Oct 27, 2016
In this Microlinks seminar, experts explored how the Local Enterprise and Value Chain Enhancement (LEVE) Project has successfully utilized an adaptive management approach to meet ambitious project goals while operating in an environment of political instability, low trust, limited capabilities and...
Apr 23, 2015
This event, jointly presented by Microlinks and Agrilinks, covered the potential for agricultural insurance to promote resilience and inclusive agricultural growth as part of an integrated risk management approach. Integrated risk management can provide a pathway out of poverty by mitigating...
Dec 16, 2014
Establishing lasting business and financial linkages in staple crops is challenging because of their role as both a cash and food security crop, the numerous side-selling options on less demanding markets, and the intrinsic climate risk associated with rain-fed crops. USAID/Senegal’s Projet...
Sep 17, 2014
Intervening in smallholder agricultural markets can take many operational forms. The facilitation versus implementation framework is one such taxonomy of classifying agriculture interventions. BRAC has been intervening in agricultural markets in Bangladesh as an implementer and an actor in...
Mar 27, 2014
Please watch Elizabeth Dunn, research economist and President of Impact LLC, as she discussed smallholders and inclusive growth in agricultural market systems. Inclusive growth has strong appeal in agriculture, where smallholder-led development strategies can lead to structural transformation that...
Jul 08, 2013 to Jul 12, 2013
Click here to see resources from this training. About the Training Private capital flows to developing countries are increasingly outpacing the levels of official development assistance. This global rise in private investment and trade is shifting the dynamics of development assistance, emphasizing...
Jun 20, 2013
This seminar will feature Thomas Jayne of Michigan State University, David Atwood of USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, and Jerome Wolgin of USAID’s Bureau for Africa in a discussion moderated by Jeanne Downing of USAID’s Office of Microenterprise and Private Enterprise Promotion. The panelists will...
May 21, 2013
As part of its twin goals of promoting new payment systems and supporting inclusive development for persons with disabilities (PWD), USAID is working to identify and mitigate the implicit and explicit barriers to entry to economic enterprise, including those related to PWD.
Mar 21, 2013
Grounded in an overview of CARE’s approach to resilience, this session will feature evidence and lessons learned from some of CARE’s most successful market engagement initiatives. Highlighting practices that promote smallholder food security and poverty reduction as well as smallholder and value...