Sites, blogs and organizations which have interesting things to say about international economic development.
Market System Development
The BEAM Exchange is active in gathering blog posts and resources for Market System development
The SEEP network focuses on gathering resources on Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
The MAFI (Market Facilitation Initiative) from SEEP seems to be inactive but still has an interesting library of resources
USAID’s Microlinks hosts interesting conversations, webinars and resources on Inclusive Market development
The Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) focuses on encouraging entrepreneurship in emerging markets
The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) has good resources for measuring market based programs (M&E)
The Springfield Center from the UK was a leader in developing the M4P methodology.
Women's Economic Empowerment
An M4P WEE framework was developed in 2012 and will be updated in 2016
USAID through their LEO project developed a WEE framework for Value Chain market systems
The DCED has some interesting resources on WEE
The UN Foundation Roadmap publishes case studies of WEE programs
The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) published Understanding and Measuring Women’s Economic Empowerment
USAID’s Feed the Future developed an influential Women’s Empowerment Agriculture index