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Push/Pull Approaches

In Case You Missed It!

Mon, July 20, 2015
Kristin O'Planick
Enterprise Development Specialist
USAID
Kristin O'Planick takes stock of where we've been in our Market Systems series, and pulls out our most popular posts. Add these to your summer reading list!

Drawing the Links Between Wage Work and Poverty Reduction: Highlights from a Recent Evidence Review

Tue, April 28, 2015
Anna Garloch
Director, Project Management
ACDI/VOCA
Why does wage work matter? ACDI/VOCA's Anna Garloch highlights some of her key takeaways from a recent stocktaking report on wage labor. Join the conversation by commenting or tweeting #wageworkmatters.

Why Rural Women Don’t Work

Tue, April 21, 2015
Bama Athreya
Senior Specialist, Labor and Employment Rights
USAID
Let’s be real: poor women in rural regions inevitably work. And yet, they are disproportionately absent from the labor market. What's the deal?

Reflections from Rwanda: Revisiting Wage Labor

Thu, April 9, 2015
Dr. Jim Yazman
Livestock Sciences Specialist
USAID
Drawing from his travels in Rwanda, USAID's Jim Yazman shares his reflections on the importance of wage labor for the extreme poor.

Let Us Work in Gray Areas!

Mon, March 2, 2015
Greg Collins
Deputy Director, USAID Resilience Secretariat
USAID
What is the relationship between market systems and resilience? Explore this "gray area" with USAID's Greg Collins.

Market Systems: Late to the Resilience Party

Fri, February 20, 2015
Ruth Campbell
Senior Vice President
ACDI/VOCA
Ruth Campbell of ACDI/VOCA unpacks some of the characteristics of resilient market systems.

Push/Pull: Just Another Buzz Word?

Tue, February 17, 2015
Anna Garloch
Director
ACDI/VOCA
Is "push/pull" just another buzzword, or is it a promising strategic approach? Anna Garloch of ACDI/VOCA argues that the answer lies somewhere in between the two.