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Vulnerability Assessment Methodologies: A Review of the Literature (2nd Edition)

Thu, May 4, 2017
This literature review provides an overview of the tools and methods used to measure vulnerability, as pertains to development interventions focused on economic strengthening, at the population level as well as the household and individual level.

Cultivating Women’s Empowerment

Tue, September 13, 2016
This publication presents a collection of case studies and personal anecdotes that illustrate how Feed the Future programs are creating opportunities for women’s empowerment in agriculture.

Evaluating an Economic and Social Empowerment Intervention in Zambézia, Mozambique

Tue, July 5, 2016
Evaluation of an integrated ES program in Mozambique

USAID Policy and Program Guidance - Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis

Tue, April 12, 2016
This guidance aims to reduce chronic vulnerability and promote more inclusive growth in areas of recurrent crisis.

Scaling Up Input Technology and Input Access: Clues from Zambia (Event Resources)

Wed, March 23, 2016
View the post-event resources from the Scaling Up Input Technology and Input Access: Clues from Zambia joint event with Agrilinks.

Scaling Up Input Technology and Input Access: Clues from Zambia

Tue, March 8, 2016
This Agrilinks and Microlinks joint event on March 24 explored two new studies on Zambia that review different aspects of the agricultural input supply market evolution.

LinkEd Development Finance e-Learning Courses

Tue, February 16, 2016
LinkEd, the development finance e-learning platform of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, has designed high-quality e-learning courses tailored to financial practitioners worldwide.

Agrilinks Webinar - As Good As Money in the Bank: Increasing Resilience Through Improved On-Farm Storage

Tue, January 19, 2016
In this webinar, representatives from AgResults will discuss the theoretical framework behind the Kenya On-Farm Storage Pilot, which works through the private sector with incentive payments to promote on-farm storage.

What Next for Nepal? Evidence of What Matters for Building Resilience After the Gorkha Earthquake

Fri, December 4, 2015
Read this report from Mercy Corps about the determinants of resilience in post-crisis environments.

Al-Hasakeh, Syria Agricultural Asessment

Tue, November 17, 2015
Change in Syrian government support - along with the conflict - has had a strong impact on the Al-Hasakeh agricultural economy. However, there are opportunities for strong interventions.

Economic Recovery and Resilience in Crisis Environments

Thu, October 29, 2015
In this month’s Microlinks Seminar, we will discuss the MERS and learn from other fields practitioners’ lessons from a variety of complex operating environments.

Market Systems Development Cases of CLA

Tue, October 13, 2015
Through this case competition, USAID and its LEARN mechanism seek to capture and share the stories of those efforts. Check out three strong examples of CLA in market systems development.