Building Effective and Accessible Markets

The BEAM Exchange - in partnership with the DCED - is a platform for knowledge exchange and learning about the role of markets in poverty reduction. 

How does the private sector measure social inclusion and its return on investment?

Insights from a review of the frameworks that businesses use to meet social goals

Erin Markel

Combining resilience and market systems: supporting peace and prosperity

Market systems development is a necessary condition for building meaningful economic resilience. There. I’ve said it!

David Elliott

Lessons and early evidence of COVID-19 resilience and recovery

Practical experiences in COVID-19 market systems responses

Linda Jones

Market systems development in fragile and conflict-affected situations

Two working papers on MSD in fragile and crisis-affected situations, one for implementers and one for donors

Karri Byrne


Using MSD for digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Maximilian Schulz

Livelihoods and markets in protracted conflict

Examining the impact of protracted conflict on livelihoods and food security

Steve Wiggins

Market systems development in thin and crisis-prone markets

ÉLAN RDC's MSD strategies for navigating the DRC's complex environment

Kim Beevers