Archive of Archives: Case Studies

Researching the Impact of Safe Mobility Offices in Latin America

Researching the Impact of Safe Mobility Offices in Latin America

Researching the Impact of Safe Mobility Offices in Latin America

Safe Mobility Offices (SMOs) have been established by the United States in Latin America to manage large-scale migration flows, providing lawful pathways and reducing risks associated with irregular migration. Despite their recent inception, SMOs have faced criticism regarding accessibility, eligibility, and transparency, warranting further research into their effectiveness and impact. Expectation State is collaborating with the Mixed Migration Center (MMC) to conduct research on the Read More

Mapping the Creative Economy In Jordan

Mapping the Creative Economy In Jordan

Arts, culture, and the creative economy are inherently diverse, subjective, challenging to define. It’s a sector we’re passionate about! Expectation State and Drosos Foundation are teaming up to carry out a baseline study and map out Jordan's current creative economy Read More

Learning Partnership: DREEM Programme

Learning Partnership: DREEM Programme

Expectation State is working with World University Service of Canada (WUSC) and Mastercard Foundation on the Displaced and Refugee youth Enabling Environment Mechanism (DREEM). This five-year project seeks to foster knowledge sharing and identify opportunities to enhance the inclusion of Read More

Evaluating The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Global Resource Hub Project

Evaluating The Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Global Resource Hub Project

“The Right of Peaceful Assembly is a fundamental human right that enables individuals to express themselves collectively and to participate in shaping their societies.” – OHCHR Expectation State is collaborating with CIVICUS to evaluate the FoPA Global Resource Hub pilot, Read More

Bridging Finance Gaps And Empowering Jordanian SMEs

Bridging Finance Gaps And Empowering Jordanian SMEs

Youth and women can be a driving force for Jordan’s private-sector development and an engine for job creation, provided that the challenges they meet in starting or growing a business are addressed. Expectation State is partnering with the United Nations Read More

Innovative Finance In Lebanon To Leverage SMEs Recovery

Innovative Finance In Lebanon To Leverage SMEs Recovery

Lebanon has been subjected to multiple crises since 2019, with the Covid-19 pandemic and the 2020 Beirut port explosion further exacerbating its financial and economic decline.  This decline has had a huge impact on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), in Read More

Growing Blended Finance in Zambia

Growing Blended Finance in Zambia

Blended finance investments support SMEs facing funding obstacles by combining development funding with private capital, within the same investment deals. This approach is being used to catalyse sustainable economic growth and opportunity in Zambia. Expectation State is collaborating with Baybridge Read More

Fostering the Growth Of MSMEs In Jordan

Fostering the Growth Of MSMEs In Jordan

Micro and Small-sized Enterprises are an essential driver of employment and economic stability in Jordan. The sector requires assistance to keep businesses afloat, as well as systems-level interventions to address longstanding barriers to MSE resilience, formalisation, and growth. Expectation State Read More

Assessing the Impact of the Benefits of Accreditation in the Arab Region

Assessing the Impact of the Benefits of Accreditation in the Arab Region

In recent years, the Arab region has experienced drastic changes, with a heightened focus on economic development, trade, and the growth of the private sector. The Arab Accreditation Cooperation (ARAC) was created in order to encourage the harmonisation and mutual Read More

Evaluating the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s Audacious Project

Evaluating the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s Audacious Project

HOT is an international team dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping. It works to provide map data that revolutionises disaster management, reduces risks, and contributes to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. HOT commissioned Expectation State Read More