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USAID Policy and Program Guidance - Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis

Tue, April 12, 2016
This guidance aims to reduce chronic vulnerability and promote more inclusive growth in areas of recurrent crisis.

Digital Financial Solutions to Advance Women's Economic Participation

Mon, February 8, 2016
How governments, private sector and development organizations can bring more women into the global economy through digital financial services.

Digitizing Financial Solutions to Advance Women's Economic Participation (Event Resources)

Mon, February 8, 2016
Find resources here from February’s seminar, including the webinar recording and presenters’ slides.

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is now open in DC! Contribute to their agenda by completing a survey

Fri, January 8, 2016
Contribute to the Cash Learning Partnership's Agenda by completing a 5 minute survey.

Guarantees, Subsidies, or Paying for Success? Choosing the Right Instrument to Catalyze Private Investment in Developing Countries

Tue, December 22, 2015
This Working Paper from the Center for Global Development explores pay-for-performance approaches to mobilizing private capital for development.

Economic Recovery and Resilience in Crisis Environments

Thu, October 29, 2015
In this month’s Microlinks Seminar, we will discuss the MERS and learn from other fields practitioners’ lessons from a variety of complex operating environments.

Microfinance and Microentrepreneurship: A Paradigm Shift for Skill Development

Tue, January 6, 2015
This conference aims to provide a platform to economists, administrators, and practitioners to address issues relating to entrepreneurial microfinance and financial inclusion.

Driving Innovation to Scale in Agricultural Market Systems

Wed, December 3, 2014
Learn about the role of markets in achieving scale, and more specifically the market systems facilitation approach.

Women's Economic Empowerment: Pushing the Frontiers of Inclusive Market Development

Wed, November 5, 2014
LEO developed a framework that defines market systems and offers general guidelines for interventions. The framework presented identifies gender considerations and provides examples for facilitating women’s economic empowerment.

Navigating Complexity: Adaptive Management at the Northern Karamoja Growth, Health, and Governance Program

Tue, November 4, 2014
What does adaptive management look like in practice? What is required to make it happen? Mercy Corps and Engineers Without Borders Canada address these questions in a new report.

Monitoring Facilitation Activities

Mon, November 3, 2014
This report describes the findings and recommendations from a joint LEO/MPEP/BFS TDY to support USAID/Uganda in 2014. The purpose was to assist Mission staff in improving monitoring approaches for facilitation activities.

A Double-edged Sword: Livelihoods in Emergencies Report Launch

Tue, September 30, 2014
The Women’s Refugee Commission is pleased to launch its latest report, A Double-edged Sword: Livelihoods in Emergencies. The WRC will present the report's findings and recommendations, followed by a question and answer session.

Policymakers Weigh in on the Graduation Approach

Tue, August 26, 2014
The graduation approach is an option for finding pathways out of extreme poverty. It has five building blocks – consumption support, savings, the transfer of an asset, skills training, and regular coaching.