November 05, 2015
The Fall 2015 issue of DAI’s Developments newsletter is now available online.
Leading off, Mathilde Gaston-Mathé and Emmanuel Moyart describe how the African, Caribbean, and Pacific/European Union Microfinance Programme vitalized a network of practitioners and stakeholders—including more than 2,400 microfinance institutions, 3,000 staff, and 57 policy makers—across 32 countries.
Next up, Kate Heuisler and Hank Nelson write about how the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Development Innovations program answered a need in Cambodia for basic video training, which was almost nonexistent, empowering young Cambodians working in that country’s civil society sector to tell their stories more effectively.
Other articles include:
DAI has developed considerable expertise in the disciplines required to source and nurture good ideas and support the entrepreneurs and innovators who come up with them so they can bring their innovations to market. We are currently drawing on this body of experience in the Innovation into Action Challenge, for example, a contest that awards prizes, field visits, and tailored mentoring and partnering opportunities for initiatives with the potential to make a difference in developing and transitioning nations.Read More