Livelihoods and Markets

Course Material:


  • Agrilinks, achieving agriculture-led food security through knowledge sharing.
  • Microlinks captures new learning in microenterprise development, shares it, and connects individuals to each other in order to improve development outcomes around the world.
  • Science Direct, a database of Elsevier journals. (StFX only)
  • SEEP Network is a global network of practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems.
  • SpringerLink journal database. (StFX only)

Livelihoods and Markets Links

Cooperatives and Member-Based Organizations


Micro-Enterprise Links

Value Chains

General Links

Diplomado (Sept. 29 - Oct. 10, 2014)



Sitios web / Websites

  • Ashoka, social entrepreneurs network.
  • Blended Value, a way of thinking about the nature of value creation by organizations and through the application of capital.
  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship provides a platform to highlight and advance leading models of sustainable social innovation.
  • Skoll Foundation drives large scale change by networking with social entrepreneurs and innovators who help solve the world's largest problems.
  • Social Capital Partners (SCP) develops new approaches to addressing Canada's employment challenges.
  • Virtue Ventures is committed to furthering the field of social entrepreneurship through action research.