The index tracks change in women’s empowerment that occurs as a direct or indirect result of Feed the Future interventions in targeted geographic zones within the initiative’s 19 focus countries. Data for the WEAI will be collected every two years in all 19 countries, and baselines were collected in 2011 and 2012. USAID and partners will conduct data analyses to understand the relationships among empowerment, livelihoods, and food security, as well as relationships among the various components of the index.
Explore data about global development, including poverty, education, access to capital, mobile banking, health, refugees and internally displaces persons, trade and more from international development work aiming to improve lives, communities and economies around the world.
This originally appeared on the Feed the Future Blog.
We just published our second progress report, highlighting results our modern approach to development achieved in fiscal year 2012.
You’ll probably want to peruse the entire report to get the full experience. But for now, here it is in five brief points.
Whether it’s getting working capital to promising entrepreneurs or input financing to small farmers, Development Credit Authority (DCA) seeks to prove the commercial viability of underserved markets so that lending and investment continues after we exit. Through DCA, more than 300 … Continued