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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Akazi Kanoze Youth in Rural Rwanda

Mon, March 2, 2015
Using treatment and control groups, researchers tested whether linking Rwandan youth with the economy, private, and public sectors would improve youth livelihoods. Read more for the results.

Can Public-Private Partnerships Actually Benefit the Poor? (Event Resources)

Tue, January 27, 2015
Watch the webinar recording, view the presenter's key takeaways, and download presentation slides and other post-event products from the recent Microlinks Seminar.

Can Public-Private Partnerships Actually Benefit the Poor?

Mon, January 12, 2015
Representatives from Duke University’s Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness examined evidence surrounding the potential of PPPs to truly bring about inclusive development for this seminar.

Latest Impact Findings on Financing Africa's Smallholder Farms

Tue, February 18, 2014
Join John Magnay and Simona Haiduc for a discussion on Opportunity International's rural finance model, impact assessment results, and strategy for reaching more of Africa’s smallholder farmers.

ICT and AG Profile: Great Lakes Cassava Initiative

Tue, January 8, 2013
GLCI was a four-year initiative designed to strengthen capacity in six Great Lake countries to combat the already-present cassava mosaic disease and the emerging cassava brown streak disease pandemics.

Uganda and Rwanda Learning Routes: Boosting the contribution of VCD to gender justice and pro‐poor wealth creation

Mon, July 23, 2012
A Learning Route is a continuous process of training in the field organized thematically around successful experiences, case studies and best practices on innovative rural and local development in which local actors themselves become trainers.

Growing SMEs - East Africa Conference

Thu, March 29, 2012
Over 400 participants will join in Kigali to connect with local and international networks of entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders; exchange expertise, best practices and lessons learned; and accelerate investment in high-growth SMEs.

Money on the Move: Payments and Money Transfer Behavior of African Households

Tue, March 27, 2012
This presentation offers an in-depth look at the payment behavior of Sub-Saharan Africans, based on survey results from 11 African nations.

We don’t plan on dying; now we plan for living

Thu, July 28, 2011
With the support of WE-ACT, Rwandan women learned about establishing, managing and running a formal business cooperative, which they named Ineza.

My Skills, My Money, My Brighter Future - Economic Strengthening Interventions for Adolescent Girls in Rwanda & Zimbabwe

Mon, May 23, 2011
Come and learn more about how practitioners and donors can help development programs meet the needs of adolescent girls

Linking Smallholders in Ethiopia and Rwanda to Higher Value Coffee Markets

Tue, February 22, 2011
Using a value-chain approach to address the major constraints of the coffee industry in Ethiopia

Finance in the Value Chain Framework Briefing Paper

Tue, February 22, 2011
Value chain is neither a subset of finance nor a complex new field.

Engaging End-market Buyers in Value Chain Development

Tue, February 22, 2011
The actors in value chains.