Capacity4dev recently spoke to Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, a development economist and research fellow at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK, who's considered a leading expert on social protection.
The project "integrated project to support the empowerment of craftsmen of Côte d'Ivoire" implemented by AVSI, and closed at the end of 2017, aimed to support artisans mainly from the informal sector to improve their living conditions.
DEVCO and RNSF look forward to contributing to the debate on the informal economy, in particular by providing research and tools to support evidence-based and pragmatic approaches. Here are some resources of interest:
The presented report by the Research Network and Support Facility (RNSF) Team represents a third volume (Volume 4.3) summarizing the findings of research focused on identification of good practices and lessons learned from various projects relevant to the support of people whose livelihoods depen
Mei Zegers recently visited the interesting OSIRIS project in Senegal and-together with the implementing agency (Aide au Développement Gembloux)-identified several good practices. The project offers integrated services to rural inhabitants. Click the link above for a few details.