Events

September 2014

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Value Chain Program Design Training

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Action for Enterprise (AFE)
Event Date: 
Sep 15, 2014 (All day) to Sep 19, 2014 (All day)

Action for Enterprise (AFE) is offering a series of three to five-day workshops that present the latest methodologies and practice for designing value-chain programs that incorporate strategies for sustainable impact. Participants will learn how to design programs that result in market-based solutions to MSME constraints such as market access, input supply, technology/product development, management training, policy reform, and access to finance.

IAVE Youth Conference

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
International Association of Volunteer Effort (IAVE), Volunteering Australia
Event Date: 
Sep 15, 2014 (All day) to Sep 17, 2014 (All day)

The conference is a residential conference with registration fees including accommodation and conference attendance.

Collaborating to Solve Youth Employment

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Ashoka, MasterCard Foundation
Event Date: 
Sep 17, 2014 (10:00am to 11:00am)

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a paradox that has global relevance and implications: it will be home to the largest youth population in the world by 2050 and although literacy rates (by 6%) and education enrollment rates (by 9%) have been on the rise, youth unemployment continues to hover above 60% across the region. How will African youth create or secure sustainable and meaningful livelihoods? And more specifically, who is responsible for youth employment in Africa?

Seminar: Using Incentives and Accountability to Improve Early Grade Reading Programs

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
USAID, The Global Reading Network
Event Date: 
Sep 18, 2014 (09:00am to 12:30pm)

10x10: Hacking education, one startup at a time.

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Global Entrepreneurship Week
Event Date: 
Sep 20, 2014 (All day) to Sep 23, 2014 (All day)

This fall, 70 young adults will congregate in Croatia for 10x10, a hackathon to tackle challenges facing education on a global level.

Innovative technology is poised to revolutionize the way people learn on a global level. With countries from around the world being represented on teams, the diversity in cultures and experience will contribute to new perspectives on such a universal subject as education.

2014 SEEP Annual Conference: Scaling Impact in Inclusive Market Systems

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
The SEEP Network
Event Date: 
Sep 22, 2014 (All day) to Sep 25, 2014 (All day)

One in three people in the world live in poverty. One in five live in extreme poverty. Transformative solutions with potential for large-scale impact are needed. Inclusive pro-poor market systems − including financial markets − offer pathways out of poverty to large numbers of poor and vulnerable people.

AIYD Learning Series: Measuring the Big Five: What International Youth Work Readiness Programs Can Learn from Evidence-Based Research

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
AIYD, EDC
Event Date: 
Sep 22, 2014 (03:30pm to 05:30pm)

While experience in assessing soft skills programming in workforce youth programs in developing countries is relatively limited, there is valuable data and lessons in non-cognitive assessment from US and international research.  

World Bank Group’s Benchmarking the Business of Agriculture: Project Scope & Data Coverage, Early Results and Next Steps

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
The World Bank, SEEP
Event Date: 
Sep 25, 2014 (08:30am to 11:00am)

Sep 25, 2014 (Thu), 8:30am-11:00am (US EDT) (Breakfast included)

-By invitation only-

The session is designed for experienced practitioners in agricultural development. For an invitation to this event please fill out the expression of interest form.

Sanabel 2014 Conference: "Microfinance at Crossroads; Current Developments and Future Prospects in the Arab States"

Event host(s)/organization(s): 
Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries
Event Date: 
Sep 29, 2014 (06:30pm) to Sep 30, 2014 (06:30pm)

Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries-is pleased to announce its 2014 Conference, which will be held from September 29th – September 30th, 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel – Festival City - Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Pre and Post conference trainings are also offered on 28th of September and 1st of October.

September 2014

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