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Briefs

Measuring Youth Competencies Across Contexts: Lessons From Implementers on How to Adapt Soft Skills Measurement Tools

Thu, October 12, 2017
This brief gathers and synthesizes lessons learned from implementers’ experiences adapting soft skills measurement tools in diverse geographic and cultural contexts through a brief scan of the literature and three implementer case studies.

Market Systems Facilitation: How Good Are You?

Wed, May 31, 2017
This short note summarizes learning on the use of facilitation tactics by ILO market systems projects, examining what worked, what did not, and why.

Vulnerability Assessments

Fri, March 31, 2017
Vulnerability assessments can help with designing programs to meet the needs of intended beneficiaries, more accurately target vulnerable households, and set indicative benchmarks for success.

Mobile Money Infosheet: TeleCash

Tue, December 6, 2016

Resilience and Sustainable Poverty Escapes: Implications for Programming

Tue, November 8, 2016
This brief draws on lessons from the country-level research to propose implications of a poverty dynamics approach for policies and programs.

Women's Economic Empowerment Briefs Suite

Tue, September 20, 2016
These three posts comprise a suite of briefs on women's economic empowerment sponsored by the LEO activity.

Resilience and Sustained Escapes from Poverty: Highlights from Research in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Uganda

Wed, August 31, 2016
This brief summarizes existing knowledge and focuses on the issue of transitory escapes in particular, as a unique and concerning sub-set of impoverishment.