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HIFIVE Success Story: Expanding Local Capacity for Agricultural Lending in Haiti

Fri, May 20, 2011
Improving agriculture is critical in Haiti, where 65% of the population is in agriculture and food shortages are common.

USAID Offers Free Online Course on Land Tenure and Property Rights!

Fri, January 5, 2018
USAID's free online course on Land Tenure and Property Rights is now available!

Ensuring Escapes from Poverty are Sustained in Rural Ethiopia

Thu, August 25, 2016
This report combines analysis from four rounds of the ERHS with qualitative research approaches investigating poverty escapes in Ethiopia.

Scaling Impact: Improving Smallholder Farmers' Beneficial Access To Output Markets

Fri, August 7, 2015
This report aims to inform the efforts of donors and implementers of market systems development activities to improve smallholder farmers’ access to output markets.

Assessment of the DRC's Agricultural Market Systems

Wed, June 10, 2015
This study discusses how potential interventions might create inclusive growth, improve food security, support women and youth, and be climate change robust.

PRIME Financial Services Learning Brief

Fri, May 15, 2015
Learn about Mercy Corps' emerging best practices under PRIME in expanding financial access in Ethiopia's pastoralist areas.

The African Microfinance Week 2015

Thu, April 30, 2015
The African Microfinance Week is an annual conference open to all microfinance practitioners, related sectors and actors of inclusive finance.

Realizing Rural Resilience and Inclusive Growth by Reducing Risk: Is Agricultural Insurance the Key? (Event Resources)

Tue, April 21, 2015
Browse resources from the April 23 Microlinks and Agrilinks joint seminar on agricultural insurance as a tool for reducing risk and building resilience.

Beyond Farmers and Micro-Entrepreneurs: Why Rural Wage Labor Matters

Tue, April 21, 2015
In this webinar, lead author Bernd Mueller, a labor economist with FAO’s Decent Rural Employment team and consultant with LEO, will present key findings from his research with time for discussion and Q&A

Realizing Rural Resilience and Inclusive Growth by Reducing Risk: Is Agricultural Insurance the Key?

Mon, April 6, 2015
This month's seminar regards the potential for agricultural insurance to promote resilience and inclusive agricultural growth as part of an integrated risk management approach. Join us!

From Learning to Adaptation: Working With Rural Youth in Microenterprise Development

Tue, March 10, 2015
Join FHI360 for a knowledge-sharing event to discuss findings of the recent learning exercise focused on understanding the needs, barriers and constraints of rural youth in starting small businesses.

Scaling Impact: Extending Input Delivery to Smallholder Farmers at Scale

Fri, February 13, 2015
This report strives to provide a common basis for measuring the ability of market systems to improve smallholder access to and adoption of commercial inputs.

Using Market System Approaches to Support Public Agricultural Extension Services

Tue, January 13, 2015
This BEAM Exchange webinar will present the findings of a recent case study on market system approaches to agricultural extension.