Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Featured Collections

Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) was a USAID-funded contract (2013-2016) to support programming that fosters inclusive growth through markets. LEO's learning agenda focused on inclusion and a systems approach to markets, advancing research and practice in inclusive market development.

Women’s Leadership in Small & Medium Enterprises (WLSME) 

The Women's Leadership in SMEs site captures new learning in gender and enterprise development, disseminates it among practitioners, USAID mission staff, and other donors, and connects those actors to each other in order to improve development outcomes around the world.


  • Private sector engagement
  • Local ownership
  • Analytics and tactics
  • Competitiveness
  • Trade facilitation
  • Enterprise development
  • Market-based response
  • Supporting critical markets
  • Resilient livelihoods
  • Entrepreneurship & self-employment
  • Workforce development
  • Labor mobility and matching
  • Inclusive financial services
  • Mobilizing private capital
  • Digital finance
  • Risk reduction, mitigation, & management
  • Adaptation to and recovery from shocks
  • Poverty dynamics
  • Women’s leadership
  • Women’s wage employment
  • Women’s entrepreneurship
  • Youth empowerment
  • Youth employment & entrepreneurship
  • Youth financial inclusion
  • Collaborating, Learning, Adapting
  • Performance monitoring
  • Evaluation
  • Policy & regulatory reform
  • Institutional capacity
  • Informal rules & norms
  • Economic diagnostics
  • Domestic resource mobilization
  • Cross-sectoral integration
  • RFAs/RFPs
  • Job postings
  • Calls for submissions