Drawing the Links Between Wage Work and Poverty Reduction: Highlights from a Recent Evidence Review | USAID Microlinks


Rural wage labor is the most important form of work for the poorest. To address extreme poverty, we cannot focus only on farmers and entrepreneurs. We must treat wage laborers as a key beneficiary group. Of course, there are many

Drawing the Links Between Wage Work and Poverty Reduction: Highlights from a Recent Evidence Review | USAID Microlinks


Rural wage labor is the most important form of work for the poorest. To address extreme poverty, we cannot focus only on farmers and entrepreneurs. We must treat wage laborers as a key beneficiary group. Of course, there are many

Beyond Farmers and Micro-Entrepreneurs: Why Rural Wage Labor Matters | The SEEP Network


In this webinar, lead author Bernd Mueller, a labor economist with FAO’s Decent Rural Employment team and consultant with LEO, will present key findings from the research with time for discussion and Q&A. Key topics will include: What is “wage

Beyond Farmers and Micro-Entrepreneurs: Why Rural Wage Labor Matters | The SEEP Network


In this webinar, lead author Bernd Mueller, a labor economist with FAO’s Decent Rural Employment team and consultant with LEO, will present key findings from the research with time for discussion and Q&A. Key topics will include: What is “wage

Anthem to imperfection


I recently saw the following verses: “Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” (Leonard Cohen, Anthem) What a powerful piece of poetry!

Anthem to imperfection


I recently saw the following verses: “Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” (Leonard Cohen, Anthem) What a powerful piece of poetry!

Bet on the Sprout


The following is a poem by Benjamin Gonzalez Buelta. It makes me think of the spirit on which any sustainable development practice should be based: Apostaremos por lo germinal con toda la verdad de un amor que se derrama como

Bet on the Sprout


The following is a poem by Benjamin Gonzalez Buelta. It makes me think of the spirit on which any sustainable development practice should be based: Apostaremos por lo germinal con toda la verdad de un amor que se derrama como