A summary of new Blogs and Resources added to the BEAM Exchange during January / February 2018
- Can we adapt market systems strategies for housing? Scott Merrill and Sheldon Yoder, Habitat for Humanity
A market systems approach to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of markets to respond to global incremental building needs.
- Quarterly Sector Reviews: putting adaptive management into practice Adam Kessler and Nayeem Kashem, Enterprise Partners
Insight into how Enterprise Partners learns from, and adapts, strategies and interventions.
- Using a systemic approach to analyse the biotrade market system Andrew Wilson, Robbie Hogervorst, Zenebe Uraguchi
The case of ethical biotrade as an example that the systemic approach can create sustainable, positive environmental impacts and contribute to the preservation of vulnerable or endangered species.
- Guide to market-based livelihood interventions for refugees Nadja Nutz, ILO
A guide aiming to provide a programmatic example of how to build the nexus between humanitarian and development actions. It looks at paving the way for more market-oriented approaches to refugee livelihood programmes.
- Lessons from 10 years implementing ENABLE in Nigeria Gareth Davies, Adam Smith International
Is a genuinely sustainable, locally-led, politically-smart approach to economic governance and Business Environment Reform possible?
- Refugee Markets Brief Alison Hemberger, Mercy Corps
The power of markets to support refugee economic opportunities in West Nile, Uganda
- Facilitating Market System Change in Malawi’s Oilseeds Sector Alexis Morcrette, Adam Smith International
A case study on incentive-based contract farming and other scaled innovations.
- Building high-performing teams for market systems development Rubaiyath Sarwar and Lucho Osorio-Cortes
How to build high-performing teams for programmes that use the market systems development (MSD) approach.
- Farmer-oriented disruptions in the agricultural inputs and services sector in Sierra Leone Alexis Morcrette, Adam Smith International
Between 2014 and 2017, the Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA) programme sought to catalyse a better connected and more capacitated agri-input sector.