Working with and through markets can help speed recovery and limit economic impact during and after disasters.
Markets in Crises
May 14, 2019
Most developing countries need more 'fiscal space' to finance the investments required to develop and become self-reliant. In this blog post, USAID's Steve Rozner argues that when it comes to creating fiscal space, it's the size of the pie, not the slice that matters.
Apr 17, 2019
Member organizations of The SEEP Network are invited to shape the learning agenda for the 2019 SEEP Annual Conference ! This year, members have two opportunities to provide thought leadership on critical issues relevant to the Conference theme and technical tracks: 1. Through member-hosted Peer...
Mar 05, 2019
USAID is accepting submissions to the annual Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) Case Competition until Friday, April 12.
Apr 25, 2018
Research shows that factors critical in helping households cope better just after a disaster may not be the same factors — or are themselves insufficient — to help households recover over time and ensure future resilience.
Mar 20, 2018
Creating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge seeks life-saving or life-improving innovations to help the most vulnerable and hardest-to-reach people impacted by humanitarian crises caused by conflict.
Mar 20, 2018
ASPIRES’ Family Care project is tackling the topics of how ES interventions can help separated children—such as children in residential care facilities, children living on the street, or children migrating for work—return to and remain in their families.
Mar 06, 2018
This paper reviews more fifteen years of research by the Feinstein International Center to examine the nexus of conflict, livelihoods, and resilience.
Feb 08, 2018
View event resources from February's Microlinks/Agrilinks/OFDA joint event, "Helping Smallholders Make the Most of Maize Through Loans and Storage Technology: Evidence from Tanzania."
Kelly Van Husen
Nov 07, 2017
The crisis in Syria is the largest humanitarian emergency of our time, with 13.5 million people affected inside Syria and over five million refugees in neighboring countries. Yet even among such challenging circumstances, humanitarian agencies work to support livelihoods alongside saving lives and...
Aug 22, 2017
The alarming gender and age disparity in the rate of new HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa has driven the development of new initiatives to address the needs of young women.
Although Bangladesh is one of the world’s largest markets in terms of active mobile financial services (MFS) users (with more than 25 million active accounts as of April 2017), accessing those services is still a challenge for many Bangladeshis, particularly in rural areas. This infographic shows...
Valentina Dal Lago
Jun 05, 2017
Returning to self-sufficiency after a crisis or disaster is one of people’s greatest desires, but the path to recovery can be extra challenging in areas affected by conflict or insecurity. The Central African Republic (CAR) – ranked the world’s second poorest country – is one such challenged...
May 05, 2017
Examining data from more than 2,400 early stage ventures that applied to 43 programs, this report compares acceleration in emerging markets versus high-income countries.
Graça Machel Trust
May 02, 2017
The Survey to Explore Growth Barriers Faced by Female Entrepreneurs in East Africa is a publication of Graça Machel Trust. It gives an introduction and background to challenges that female entrepreneurs face, and discusses their tendency to remain in micro and small businesses because of access to...