Webinar: Women's economic empowerment through market systems approaches

March 9, 2016
BEAM Exchange

Calling all market systems professionals! We need your input.

Globally recognised expert Dr Linda Jones is producing an up to date sequel to the seminal 2012 Discussion Paper for an M4P WEE Framework and needs your participation. If you have ideas, practical recommendations or opinions, or just want to listen in, join us for or an informative and lively webinar to fine tune the new guidance and help shape its practical implementation. The webinar will give stakeholders an opportunity to review a summary of the paper and provide feedback prior to its final publication. Nurul Siddiquee, who supports CARE's women-focused agriculture work, will be a discussant. 

Dr Linda Jones is a globally recognised expert in the inclusive development of markets and financial systems with a particular focus on women's economic empowerment. As a consultant, Linda has advised on a wide range of bilateral, multilateral and NGO programmes, and has held senior positions at the Aga Khan Foundation, Coady International Institute and Mennonite Economic Development Associates.

Nurul Siddiquee is a Technical Adviser for Sustainable Agriculture at CARE’s global Food Security and Nutrition team. He has over twelve years of research and development experience in international non-profit organisations, including designing and implementing pro-poor market innovations, WEE and agriculture development programmes in South East Asia, and East and West Africa. Siddiquee is trained on community based microfinance, markets and livelihoods and social enterprise. 

The webinar will start at 12pm GMT. Register here.