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Designing to Learn: Blockchain for Social Impact
Through its work with blockchain partners in both the technology and social impact spaces, Emergence Consulting has developed a working paper that outlines how blockchain, using token engineering, can facilitate social impact in a measurable and evidence driven manner.
This is done by correlating the phases of token engineering with a standard social impact program lifecycle. The hope is to create some initial common understanding needed to begin integrating the technologists currently driving blockchain use cases, with those policy makers and practicioners in the social impact space who increasingly need the technology. It is the opinion of the paper that any reliable evidence base on "what works" for blockchain and social impact must be built on this integration of new fields, actors, skill sets and philosophies.
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Final Evaluation of USAIDs YMEP II Program in Yemen 

 

This mixed methods performance evaluation of USAIDs YMEP II Program in Yemen focused on Buyer Lead Growth Strategies and the criticality of program design choices for economic/agricultural development in the conflict dynamics of Yemen.  Included in the evaluation is the full design (to include sampling and analysis plans) as well as documentation on the changes made to the evaluation and summarized final results.  

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