Advancing urban value chain development to help millions of people work their way out of poverty
SEEP would like the thank the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for their on-going support of this project.
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For more information about the Value Initiative, please contact Yibin Chu at email@example.com
SEEP and VIP Jamaica (The Competitiveness Company) had their proposal to the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference 2012 accepted. The event will be held in Washington, DC on September 11-13, 2012. Yibin Chu, Program Manager of Enterprise Development Community of Practice, SEEP, together with Nicardo Neil, Project and Marketing Manager, The Competitiveness Company will present and facilitate a session on “Catalyzing Youth Enterprise and Employment through Urban and Rural Value Chains”.
The Annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference provides a learning platform for the world's leading professionals working to increase and improve economic opportunities for young people.
For more information, please visit: http://www.youtheconomicopportunities.org/agenda.asp
The Value Initiative has been featured by The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) for exemplary work in monitoring and results assessment throughout the project. Highlights are below.
- International Seminar on Current Trends and Results in Private Sector Development / 17th – 20th, January 2012, Bangkok
Session: Managing for Results in Value Chain Development
Value Initiative Programme (VIP) Indonesia, with Irfansyah
The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) highlighted the results assessment work of SEEP’s Value Initiative Program in Indonesia (VIP Indonesia) in their last training in Bangkok, Thailand. This international seminar, which focuses on current trends and results in Private Sector Development, distinguished VIP Indonesia’s tofu and tempeh project as an exemplary model of how results can be measured affordably and effectively on a small scale, as well as how to use M&E as a management tool.
To see VIP Indonesia’s presentation, visit http://www.enterprise-development.org/page/seminar.
- “Why Have a Standard for Measuring Results? Progress and Plans of The Donor Committee For Enterprise Development”, 2011 DCED Reader
The Value Initiative’s results assessment work has contributed much to the development of the DCED Standard for Measuring Results and to the experience of implementing the standard. VIP Indonesia’s results assessment was featured in the 2011 DCED Reader for measuring results.
To see the report, visit www.enterprise-development.org/download.aspx?id=1734
- Case Study in using the DCED Standard, Tofu production in Indonesia with the VIP, 2010