Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
Oct 14, 2019 to Oct 15, 2019
The 2019 Cracking the Nut Conference will take place on October 14-15, 2019 at the King Fahd Palace Hotel in Dakar, Senegal. The conference will focus on balancing public concerns for food security with private, market-based solutions.
Feb 07, 2019
Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people? If so, where and how?
Feb 27, 2019
This webinar is designed to examine how skilled volunteers can contribute to market systems development outcomes. The presenters will discuss recent innovations through a number of concrete examples.
Dec 04, 2018
The new USAID-funded YouthLead.org platform is a new collaboration marketplace where young changemakers aged 15-35 can forge connections with a growing community of peers and partners.
Oct 09, 2018
Reflecting on emerging themes from the 2018 Making Cents International Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit, here are four steps to promote new economic opportunities for girls.
Sep 18, 2018
This guide gathers insights from the experiences of J-PAL affiliated researchers around the world and offers practical tips for how to measure women's and girls’ empowerment in impact evaluations.
Sep 14, 2018
Agrilinks' Young Scholars Food Security Blog Contest, co-sponsored by Feed the Future, is a great opportunity for students around the world to get published and showcase their work to the global community.
Sep 05, 2018
At ACDI/VOCA's Amplifying our Impact event at USAID, ACDI/VOCA highlighted several projects pivoting to a market systems approach across a variety of different geographies and contexts.
Aug 22, 2018
This research, published by the Youth Forward Learning Partnership, explores the aspirations of young people in rural and urban Ghana.
Aug 15, 2018
In our pursuit of inclusive agriculture-led growth, we increasingly understand how important it is that we put more emphasis on youth.
Sep 25, 2018 to Sep 27, 2018
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit is the leading event for experts who are working to advance the social and economic well-being of young people. The GYEO Summit theme is, “Generation 2030: Learning & Earning in a Changing World of Work."
Jul 31, 2018
In 2016, the Global Communities' USAID Cooperative Development Program piloted a project in Nairobi to work with young, urban professionals interested in starting their own cooperative businesses.
Jul 23, 2018
Donors and practitioners working in value chain and market development for the benefit of the poor have made significant progress in developing a better contextual and conceptual understanding of the complex and dynamic nature of market systems and their enabling environment contexts.
Jul 17, 2018
The USAID Agro Horizon project helped young entrepreneurs set up a dried fruit processing facility to produce trail mix, which allowed them to enter new supermarket chains and develop business skills.
Jun 19, 2018
The Victory Against Malnutrition Project (ViM) was established to is reduce food insecurity by increasing and diversifying agricultural and livestock production, improving farmers’ incomes and household health and nutrition.