Innovations for Poverty in Action (IPA)
March 6, 2017
This review presents the existing evidence on the impact of savings, credit, payments, and insurance products on women’s economic empowerment outcomes, as well as the remaining open research questions in each area.
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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