Banyan Global


Microfinance Amid Conflict, Accelerated Microenterprise Advancement Project, Knowledge Generation Project

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Banyan Global was a subcontractor to Chemonics on the Accelerated Microenterprise Advancement Project indefinite-quantity contract’s Knowledge Generation Project for its microfinance amid conflict research theme. As the technical lead, Banyan Global worked with the United States Agency for International Development to conduct global research and disseminate findings about economic recovery after conflicts and disasters. The project held a series of forums to share lessons learned and best practices for economic growth in post-conflict environments and to identify areas where additional research and tools were needed. As part of this contract Banyan Global also developed case studies highlighting lessons learned on programs for post-conflict economic recovery in Afghanistan, Burundi, Kosovo, and Nepal. The project held a speaker’s corner on civil military cooperation and released a synthesis report on research undertaken during the project. The project also hosted an internet-based seminar that disseminated many of the lessons learned.