Market facilitation catalyzes market actors to create durable change for more competitive, inclusive, and resilient market systems.
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.
Apr 19, 2019
On April 19, 2019, USAID hosted the Digital Financial Inclusion for Development Forum to showcase the latest evidence in inclusive digital services on development outcomes, emerging models and best practices.
Aug 19, 2019
This post starts an important evidence-based discussion about why diversity and inclusion are central to addressing complex challenges.
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...
Jul 30, 2019
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.
Jul 26, 2019
This post introduces a resource highlighting youth training programs implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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 10, 2019
This piece originally appeared on Impact Alpha . It was authored by Lala Faiz, USAID INVEST, Serena Guarnaschelli, KOIS, and Vanessa Holcomb Mann, USAID INVEST. Blended finance continues to gain traction, and for good reason. For investors, it can shift the balance between risk and return in...
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.