Marie Michael Library

Strengthening Local Economies

Understanding Local in the Context of Globalization

Conceptual Frameworks for Economic Analysis

Introduction to Social Enterprises

Value Chains and SLE

Databases and Gateways

  • Agrilinks, achieving agriculture-led food security through knowledge sharing.
  • Microfinance: A way to help the poor build assets contains a wealth of information on poverty scorecards as well as country-specific resources.
  • Microlinks captures new learning in microenterprise development, shares it, and connects individuals to each other in order to improve development outcomes around the world.
  • SEEP Network is a global network of practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems.
  • Savings Revolution, publications, case studies, learning videos related to savings groups.
  • Microfinance Gateway, global clearinghouse for online publications related to microfinance. Includes publications on savings groups, SACCOs and cooperatives.

Livelihoods and Markets links

Cooperatives and Member-Based Organizations

Case Studies


Micro-Enterprise links

General links