Latest Submissions by Marketlinks Team
Jul 08, 2020
The ALL-IN program announces a call for research proposals from researchers at African institutions to advance host country leadership in defining and implementing research projects.
Jul 07, 2020
Policymakers and development agencies alike have used Information Technology (IT) as a catalyst for economic development. This technology has been applied to build workforce productivity, accelerate economic development, and improve the business enabling environment.
Jul 21, 2020
Join the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Pulte Institute for Global Development - part of the University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs - for an informative webinar introducing the new Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Evidence Gap Map.
Jul 01, 2020
Join this webinar on July 1st to hear seed systems experts present lessons from two reviews of market-led emergency seed interventions, analyzing both the supply and demand side.
Jun 17, 2020
Join the International Labour Organization for a webinar on Wednesday, June 17th introducing the revised Women's Entrepreneurship Self-Check (WE Check). Hear from experts on best practices and lessons learned from pilot projects in Algeria, Sierra Leone, and Somalia.
Jun 04, 2020
This post explores how global development organizations can mitigate food and agricultural systems during the COVID-19 crisis, using a market systems approach.
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 Corps highlighting how government restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 has impacted businesses, supply chain, markets and local economies.
Jun 18, 2020
On June 18th, 2020, Marketlinks hosted 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 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.
May 13, 2020
This post provides information on how to apply for the 2020 Digital Development Awards hosted by USAID's Global Development Lab, including eligibility criteria and award categories.
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.
Apr 29, 2020
As donors seek to respond to the increasing development needs while addressing the current private sector context, here are five key areas for consideration in light of COVID-19.
Apr 28, 2020
This guidance details illustrative programming for USAID Missions to consider and adapt to country and community context to support safe and functioning food markets, while maximizing safety precautions to limit coronavirus transmission.
Apr 27, 2020
This blog post highlights a resource from the SEEP Network that presents lessons learned on how to design & implement interventions that can pave the way for women’s digital financial empowerment across the MENA region and more widely.
Apr 23, 2020
This post shares a new platform from the European Microfinance Platform, the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion, and the Social Performance Task Force. This resource is a forum for discussion and debate about the challenges and solutions for the financial inclusion sector in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 22, 2020
This post analyzes the economic implications on food security caused by COVID-19 in relation to previous Ebola outbreaks.