Working with and through markets can help speed recovery and limit economic impact during and after disasters.
Markets in Crises
Jun 02, 2020 to Jun 24, 2020
Join The SEEP Network from June 2-24 to learn more about market-based humanitarian and development programming during the global health crisis. This series will explore emerging experiences, lessons, and questions.
Jun 02, 2020 to Jun 03, 2020
Join UPS on June 2nd and 3rd for a two-part webinar series about how Nigerian women business owners can navigate the constraints imposed by the coronavirus crisis.
May 27, 2020
This post shares a new report from Mercy Corp highlighting how government restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 has impacted businesses, supply chain, markets and local economies.
Jun 04, 2020
Join Marketlinks for a webinar discussing the challenges USAID and its partners are facing during COVID-19. The pandemic is disrupting financial systems that were expanding the variety of products offered to businesses globally. Can certain interventions help them stay afloat?
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 18, 2020
While women are making progress in attracting venture capital and angel funding, they still are vastly underrepresented in the funding league tables.
May 15, 2020
This post introduces an April 2020 publication from ACDI/VOCA . Marginalized people become even more vulnerable in emergencies, which means that it’s important to consider how to incorporate a gender and social inclusion lens into our COVID-19 responses and adaptations.
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 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.
USAID's Somalia Growth, Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods project is responding to COVID-19 by employing a strategy across its value chains to mitigate the impact of distruped supply chains and damage to the private sector.
May 12, 2020
In addition to its immediate adverse impact on women’s and girls’ health and education, the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to further exacerbate existing gender inequalities in economic opportunities across Sub-Saharan Africa.
May 13, 2020
This webinar introduces USAID/Food for Peace's Cash & Food Distribution learning stream, aimed at enabling implementing partners to share lessons learned and promising practices for adapting food assistance in response to COVID-19.
May 08, 2020
How women, gender equality, and social norms are critical to recovering from the COVID-19 crisis.
May 06, 2020
Since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, CARE has prioritized supporting groups to lead their own COVID-19 responses. The groups are rising to the occasion.
May 05, 2020
CARE’s experience points to massive market disruptions and food insecurity as a result of quarantine, restrictions on mobility, and a sudden diversion of additional resources into the immediate pandemic response.
May 01, 2020
This blog highlights a resource from The Lab at the International Labour Organization provides market systems analysis results and recommendations from the tourism sector in seven countries.
Apr 30, 2020
This blog post introduces the USAID/Honduras Transforming Market Systems Activity and shares lessons learned from the activity's COVID-19 Business Resilience Analysis report.