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PRIME: Facilitative Approach for Nascent Markets

Wed, September 23, 2015
Read MercyCorps' report on facilitation approaches to catalyze market systems.

Adaptive Management: Responding to the Evolving Needs of PRIME's Complex Systems

Wed, September 23, 2015
Learn how Mercy Corps is integrating adaptive management principles in PRIME.

Ediscussion on Evidence for Market Systems Approaches

Tue, September 1, 2015
At this ediscussion BEAM Exchange will look at several competing perspectives on what constitutes credible evidence

Assessment of the DRC's Agricultural Market Systems

Wed, June 10, 2015
This study discusses how potential interventions might create inclusive growth, improve food security, support women and youth, and be climate change robust.

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.

Breaking the ICE: The Role of Insurance Associations in Insurance Consumer Education

Tue, April 15, 2014
n the last decade, some insurance associations (IAs) have expanded beyond their traditional core functions to develop insurance consumer education (ICE) programmes.

Help CGAP Crowdsource Examples of Financial Innovation for Smallholder Families

Thu, February 20, 2014
CGAP is seeking innovative examples of reaching smallholder farmers with tailored financial services.

Graduating from Food Aid and Productive Safety Nets in Ethiopia

Fri, August 23, 2013
The Productive Safety Net Program Plus is utilizing a Graduation Pathway Model to help chronically food deficient households in Ethiopia to become food sufficient, and then ultimately to become both food sufficient and resilient.

Cost-effective Household Surveys: Key Lessons for Implementing a Household Livelihood Survey on a Budget

Mon, December 31, 2012
This document outlines the key lessons learned for cost-effective implementation of a household livelihoods survey, drawn from the experience of a successful effort in earthquake-affected Pakistan.

Integrating Very Poor Producers into Value Chains Field Guide

Tue, October 23, 2012
The Integrating Very Poor Producers into Value Chains Field Guide is intended to provide the field-level practitioner with tools and applications to reach very poor households.

Connecting to Diaspora Communities Through Web Portals: Opportunities and Limitations

Mon, October 8, 2012
This diaspora engagement seminar, "Connecting to Diaspora Communities Through Web Portals: Opportunities and Limitations" features Eric Guichard (Homestrings) and Molly Mattessich (VEGA Alliance).

Putting clients at the center: A reflection from Microfinance Opportunities

Fri, October 5, 2012
MFO's client-centered model argues that sustainability, scale, and impact are more likely if an MFI’s processes, products, and delivery channels, and the financial capabilities of clients, together fit the needs or financial behaviors of clients.