A push/pull approach aims to bring more structure to poverty reduction work at both ends of the economic spectrum through a more interactive, coordinated, market-led process of gradual change at both the household and systems levels.
EcoVentures International; ACDI/VOCA
January 1, 2015
In close collaboration with USAID's Bureau for Food Security, the Leveraging Economic Opportunities (LEO) project organizes Market Facilitation Peer-Learning Events aimed at sharing learning and experiences among Implementation Partners (IPs).
This assessment of agribusiness small and medium enterprises (ASMEs) was commissioned by USAID/Malawi, to scan the ASME landscape, identify the constraints, and present a menu of possible ways to address those constraints.
Based on the experiences of Freedom from Hunger and its microfinance institution (MFI) partners in the Gates-funded Microfinance and Health Protection (MAHP) initiative, this paper documents the impact that health protection products can have on the financial performance of MFIs.
As part of the USAID Global Food Security Response (GFSR), the Africa Bureau with EGAT assistance plans to conduct a set of multi-layered comprehensive studies aimed at improving food security and raising rural incomes in West Africa.
At the March 24, 2011 Breakfast Seminar, Prashant Rana from Swisscontact presented on Katalyst, a Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P) project. According to the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development, “the central idea [of M4P] is that the poor are dependent on market systems for their livelihoods.
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