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Making Markets Inclusive: How Market Systems Development Programs Can Boost the Inclusion of Women, Youth, & Other Marginalized Groups

Many agricultural market systems development (MSD) programs have been turning their attention toward the inclusion of women, youth, and other …


Why Inclusive Language Matters to Global Development

In the new year, we’re shifting our attention to the words we use and their power to underpin dangerous power dynamics in the industry.   Words are what …

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Calling for Greater Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Some years ago, a colleague and I were in Monrovia, the capital city of the West African country of Liberia, …

Gender & Social Inclusion Information Sheet

Partnering with the Private Sector to Deliver Sustainable Solutions

Inclusive Market Systems Technical Approach

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Inclusive Market Systems Information Sheet

World Food Programme Wins Nobel at Crucial Time

Last week the World Food Programme (WFP) won the Nobel Peace Prize for their “efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace …

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Putting Positive Youth Development into Practice

Half of the global population is made up of people under the age of 30, and nearly 90 percent of them live in low- and middle-income …

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“We Have Entered a New Norm”: 19 Years Serving ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors

A Q&A with Mort Neufville, newly named director emeritus of ACDI/VOCA’s Board of Directors Dr. Mortimer Neufville (2nd from left …


COVID-19’s Disproportionate Impact on Women and Girls

Published by Agrilinks, May 26, 2020


Gender, Social Inclusion, and COVID-19: Recommendations for Agriculture and Market Systems Project Implementation

Published by Marketlinks, May 15, 2020