COLLABORATIVES & COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE
Vikāra recognizes the importance of spaces for collaboration and dialogue to foster innovative thinking and action. Vikāra is a convener of a diverse range of voices and thinkers to solve critical challenges development practitioners and donors are facing today.
Market Systems Resilience Global Community of Practice (MSR)
Markets 4 Climate & Conservation
Urban Market Systems Development Community of Practice
Social Inclusion in Market Systems Development Community of Practice (SIM)
The Market Systems Resilience Community of Practice explores complexities around Market Systems Resilience initiatives across the world to share cutting edge practices and learning, looking at guidance and tools used in the industry. The community is funded by USAID through its Market Systems & Partnerships activity.
The Market Systems for Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation Community of Practice explores complexities and innovations in Climate Change, Biodiversity and Conservation using Market Systems approaches, with a focus on alternative fuels, climate finance, climate smart agriculture and green growth.
The Urban Market Systems Development Community of Practice explores complexities of Urban landscapes, migration, and labor markets within a market systems development context, looking at health, construction/housing, utilities and policies.
The Social Inclusion in Market Systems Development Community (SIM) of practice explores systemic approaches to developing social included markets, looking at gender, youth, persons with disabilities, refugees and much more.