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Keeping Firms and Supply Chains Afloat in the Age of COVID-19

Event Details
Date: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Online
Time Zone
ET

How are firms and their supply chains evolving during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can certain interventions help them stay afloat? The pandemic is disrupting financial systems that until recently, were expanding the variety of financial products offered to businesses globally. Disruptions to these financial streams and previously lean and robust supply chains are affecting already-vulnerable communities. In fact, the World Bank estimates that the effects could push nearly 40-60 million people into extreme poverty.

Join Anastasia de Santos and Sashi Jayatileke from the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3) for a Marketlinks webinar on June 4 from 9-10 a.m. EDT to learn about challenges that USAID and its partners are facing during this pandemic. Speakers from the field will discuss how they are reorienting programming to rapidly support firm capacity, supply chain linkages, and finance in our partner countries.  

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