Market facilitation catalyzes market actors to create durable change for more competitive, inclusive, and resilient market systems.
Dec 09, 2019
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
Join the Aspen Institute and USAID for a rich discussion of how cross-sectoral public/private alliances create transformative development for people and the planet.
Dec 11, 2019
Join The SEEP Network for a webinar exploring an overview of the evidence, and introduce participants to key concepts, good practices, and tools for the effective results measurement of women’s empowerment outcomes in Savings Groups.
Dec 04, 2019
Recent years have brought new opportunities in Cambodia’s horticulture sector, but those wishing to capitalize on these opportunities face many constraints. There is considerable competition from imported produce and relationships among Cambodian market actors are limited. Few support services are...
Nov 27, 2019
This post is the fourth in a series exploring how a partnership facility can be an interface between donor-funded programs and the private sector. It reflects on how FTF Inova's experience is relevant for other MSD programs.
Nov 22, 2019
This is the third post 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.
This post discusses reports from two workshops on private sector clean energy investment held in Bangkok, Thailand and Manila, Philippines in 2017.
Nov 25, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019
This course provides information and techniques to strengthen project managers' proposal and report writing skills, as well as processes to effectively manage report components.
Nov 19, 2019
This post summarizes key themes and takeaways from the 2019 Cracking the Nut conference held in Dakar, Senegal from October 14-15.
This post discusses CEADIR's regional workshop activity to accelerate private sector investment aligned with national climate change commitments (i.e., NDCs) and sustainable landscape objectives for the target countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
Nov 18, 2019
This report form ISF Advisors and the Mastercard Foundation's Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab summarizes the latest data on the size and scope of the global rural agricultural finance market, finding a significant gap between supply and demand of financial services.
This report analyzes recent experiences with renewable energy reverse auctions in El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru. The analysis focuses on the regulatory environment, characteristics, and results of the auctions, and financing of winning bids.
This post introduces USAID's Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Suppliers Forum, held in 2018, which engaged US firms interested in beginning or expanding business in developing markets.
Nov 09, 2019
Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.
Nov 08, 2019
Driving interoperable payments in Latin America through the mobile platform BICOO to address key barriers facing the unbanked.
Nov 18, 2019 to Nov 22, 2019
The Agribusiness and Enterprise Development course hosted by FDC-K covers economic concepts and tools related to understanding agriculture as a business.
Nov 20, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Marketlinks hosted a seminar on November 20th, 2019 to discuss how some USAID activities are shifting mindsets around co-creating with the private sector, tailoring operational mechanisms, and leveraging partnerships to create change for vulnerable populations.
Nov 06, 2019
This report introduces INVEST, a mechanism that uses USAID funding to mobilize private capital for development and overcomes barriers to private sector engagement. INVEST works to build the capability of new and underutilized firms (new partners) by awarding and managing subcontracts.
Nov 05, 2019
This post highlights the Facilitator's Guide, Side Deck and Participant Workbook from The Graduation Approach: Putting Together the Pieces training builds capacity for participants who work in vulnerable children programming, and who may have little prior experience in graduation approach...
Nov 04, 2019
USAID Madagascar requested technical assistance from USAID/Washington through the CEADIR activity for training and technical assistance on climate adaptation, opportunities for improving local governance, and expanding private sector engagement and financing.
Nov 04, 2019
This post links to the Savings Groups: Designing for Impact Facilitators Guide and Slide Deck.