Market facilitation catalyzes market actors to create durable change for more competitive, inclusive, and resilient market systems.
This report analyzes recent experiences with renewable energy reverse auctions in El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru. The analysis focuses on the regulatory environment, characteristics, and results of the auctions, and financing of winning bids.
This post introduces USAID's Renewable Energy and Smart Grid Suppliers Forum, held in 2018, which engaged US firms interested in beginning or expanding business in developing markets.
Nov 09, 2019
Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.
Nov 08, 2019
Driving interoperable payments in Latin America through the mobile platform BICOO to address key barriers facing the unbanked.
Nov 18, 2019 to Nov 22, 2019
The Agribusiness and Enterprise Development course hosted by FDC-K covers economic concepts and tools related to understanding agriculture as a business.
Nov 20, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Join Marketlinks on November 20th online or in-person in Washington, DC to discuss how some USAID activities are shifting mindsets around co-creating with the private sector, tailoring operational mechanisms, and leveraging partnerships to create change for vulnerable populations.
Nov 06, 2019
This report introduces INVEST, a mechanism that uses USAID funding to mobilize private capital for development and overcomes barriers to private sector engagement. INVEST works to build the capability of new and underutilized firms (new partners) by awarding and managing subcontracts.
Nov 05, 2019
This post highlights the Facilitator's Guide, Side Deck and Participant Workbook from The Graduation Approach: Putting Together the Pieces training builds capacity for participants who work in vulnerable children programming, and who may have little prior experience in graduation approach...
Nov 04, 2019
USAID Madagascar requested technical assistance from USAID/Washington through the CEADIR activity for training and technical assistance on climate adaptation, opportunities for improving local governance, and expanding private sector engagement and financing.
Nov 04, 2019
This post links to the Savings Groups: Designing for Impact Facilitators Guide and Slide Deck.