The specific focus of this report is on “transitory poverty escapes:” a term referring to households that successfully escape from poverty only to return to living in it once again i.e. they become re-impoverished.
The overall assessment, conducted under a Political Economy Analysis (PEA) framework, set out to identify the major factors influencing Serbia’s private sector’s ability to grow, export and compete in EU and global markets.
This assessment seeks to identify the key factors constraining Serbia’s private MSME sector, and its ability to grow and compete, particularly in EU markets and against the companies and products of EU member states.
LEO is researching a diversity of models that implementing agencies are using to solve the issue of linking smallholders to input and output markets. The research focuses on the principles and conditions that made these models effective.
This report provides guidance on women’s employment and explores a number of investments that can be made to increase gender equity in labor markets and improve the terms and conditions of women’s employment.
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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