Latest Submissions by Marketlinks Team
Dec 31, 2020
SPONSORED BY World Bank Group - Open Learning Campus ABOUT THIS EVENT This is a self-paced course - you can register at any time to begin. This e-Course helps improve your understanding of how some fundamental water management challenges can be addressed through private sector participation, a...
Oct 01, 2020
WHO SHOULD ATTEND? USAID Staff, USAID Implementing Partners, Interested Public ABOUT THIS EVENT Hydro, wind, and solar power are variable renewable energy (VRE) resources with normal daily and/or seasonal fluctuations that are taken into in financial planning for these investments. These energy...
Sep 11, 2020
This post was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Prachi Patel. Agriculture sustains the Ethiopian economy , and access to irrigation here is critical for food security. Now, in the wake of COVID-19, the World Food Programme estimates acute hunger will double worldwide, with concern...
Sep 03, 2020
For the month of September, Marketlinks will focus on the economic impacts of climate-related shock.
Sep 02, 2020
This post was originally published on The Seep Network 's blog and was written by Markets in Crises Community of Practice. The Markets in Crises Community of Practice (MiC) recently hosted a 6-week online discussion series on market-based programming (MBP) in the age of COVID, covering four main...
Sep 01, 2020
This post was originally published on Agrilinks and was written by Alison Harrell and Gerson Morales. Smallholder farmers have the potential to play an increasing role in feeding the world through the sustainable supply of key agricultural commodities. However, most smallholder farmers lack funds...
Aug 28, 2020
This blog was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Morgan Mercer. Market systems development (MSD) has become an increasingly popular approach to development because of its potential for sustainable development gains, co-funding with the private sector, and increased inclusion for...
Aug 21, 2020
This blog was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Jamie Holbrook. In our recent webinar discussing the findings from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) landscape analysis and case studies on women and youth inclusion in agricultural market systems, we were joined...
Aug 18, 2020
The White House–led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity (W-GDP) Initiative brings new energy and a comprehensive approach to our mission at USAID.
Aug 20, 2020
On August 20th from 9:00 am – 11:30 am EST, the YEO Network invites you to join the second in a series of at least five (5) online Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO) events that follow technical tracks in skills development, workforce readiness, self-employment and entrepreneurship,...
Aug 14, 2020
How has COVID-19 affected your work? How have you adapted? USAID is looking to collect responses from you on these challenges.
Aug 13, 2020
Examining gender-specific COVID-19 impacts and integrating women’s empowerment interventions in agriculture remains essential to COVID-19 survival and recovery.
Aug 11, 2020
This fact sheet provides an overview of the background and the top takeaways from both guides.
Aug 06, 2020
This blog was orignally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Feed the Future Advancing Women's Empowerment Activity. Attention to inclusivity of youth and women in market systems development (MSD) is gaining traction around the world as part of work to strengthen inclusive agriculture-led growth...
Aug 05, 2020
When economically empowered, women reinvest in their communities — leading to greater self-reliance, prosperity, and food security. To support these outcomes, the development community should adopt high-impact initiatives for female entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.
Aug 03, 2020
In August, we’ll focus on women and youth in agriculture. Throughout the month, we’ll explore gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting inclusive market systems. Don’t miss our webinar, Youth, Women, and Market Systems Development in Agriculture and...
Jul 29, 2020
With support from USAID, the MRR Innovation Lab, The BOMA Project, and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) collaborated on a resilence-focused project in Samburu that helps women to build up and keep their assets in spite of natural and manmade shocks.
Jul 28, 2020
The Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) and USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security undertook a study in Rwanda and Uganda to understand how to better engage youth in agriculture through EAS and the private sector.
Jul 27, 2020
ESCAP is looking for pron evidence-based financial solutions for women entrepreneurs. Successful applicants will receive up to US$ 25,000 in research funding.