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. 

Promoting female leadership in agricultural value chains

Although women are the backbone of the agricultural sector, they often lack access to capital and agricultural training, making it impossible to invest in their farm activities. 

Victoire Umutesi

Women as agricultural sales agents get results

Direct sales agent models can empower women economically and meet agribusiness objectives.

Holly Krueger

Is the MSD approach right to achieve policy change?

LIFT’s policy reform successes in Ethiopia show that MSD programmes are not “too cool for rules”! 

Ignacio Fiestas

Starring women - towards more inclusive agricultural services across Africa

Finding ways to make agricultural value chains and access to finance more inclusive for women smallholders in Africa

Value chain development for decent work

A systems approach to value chain development to create more and better jobs

Matt Ripley

MSD Procurement Papers - an overview

Resolving the procurement dilemma in MSD - an overview of the MSD Procurement Series

Mike Klassen

Guidance for assessing resilience in market systems

Incorporating resilience into market systems analysis and programming

Ryan Vroegindewey