Date archives "July 2019"

Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab present findings from their Dynamic Learning Playbook

In order for an organisation to survive, it must learn. If an organization seeks to improve, it must be intentional in the way it captures, synthesizes and applies the knowledge and skills it acquires.

Each organisation’s approach to learning depends on various factors such as supportive leadership, culture and active learning structures and resources. This webinar provides you with the tools and insights to both improve organisational learning capacity and to capture, analyze, and synthesize insights internally and externally. The Mastercard Foundation Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab (RAFLL], together with Dalberg Design and AgDevCo, discuss findings and answer questions to help your organisation improve its intentional learning practices.

MSMEs Are the Backbone of Developing Economies: New Research Shows How Digital Platforms Can Boost Their Impact

The world’s working-age population is growing – and nowhere more rapidly than in sub-Saharan Africa. To keep pace with this growing population, 600 million new jobs must be created globally over the next 15 years. That’s a tall order, but micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) are making this goal achievable. MSMEs are the backbone of most economies worldwide, and they play a key role in developing countries, according to the United Nations. Continue reading