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Comparing "Demonstration plots" to the UK's Nudge Unit work with taxes and neighbors?

While I am at it I thought I would ask about the efficacy of "Demonstration plots". I have never thought of them as particularly successful, or at least the ones ...

4 comments | 1 month, 3 weeks ago on LinkedIn

Wanted: A program related to agricultural production implemented with the M4P/MSD approach in proximity of Ouagadougu (preferably West of) and Koudougou in Burkina Faso.

May one of you colleagues in the Beam Exchange Forum help me? Thank you very much!

5 comments | 2 months ago on LinkedIn

New Video Documentary on the Private Sector Innovation Programme for Health (PSP4H), Kenya

Take a look at this short (8 minute) documentary on DFID's Private Sector Innovation Programme for Health (PSP4H), which uses the M4P/market systems approach “to improve the for-profit health market ...

1 comments | 2 months, 1 week ago on LinkedIn

Webinar reminder: Making markets work for refugees

Tuesday 6 Feb, 1300 GMT Speakers: Ailsa Buckley (Swisscontact), Debora Randall (Swisscontact), Peter Douglas and Collins Apuoyo (Palladium) For practitioners working with displaced people and host communities. Sharing ideas and ...

1 comments | 2 months, 1 week ago on LinkedIn

Market Systems Symposium 2018

For your info, the Market Systems Symposium 2018 is taking place from Apr 24- 26 in Cape Town, South Africa. It would be ideal for those of you interested in ...

5 comments | 2 months, 3 weeks ago on LinkedIn

Can we adapt market systems strategies for housing?

“Why are you here - I thought you just build homes?” Read Habitat for Humanity's blog on responding to the incremental building needs of the 1.6 billion individuals globally who ...

1 comments | 3 months, 2 weeks ago on LinkedIn

Market systems and job quality webinar: Tues 12 December 13.00GMT

BEAM Exchange Grab the Mic webinar. How can the market systems approach be used to improve working conditions and job quality? Steve Hartrich of the ILO will moderate the discussion ...

1 comments | 4 months, 1 week ago on LinkedIn

BEAM Webinar: Shaping Inclusive Markets (Tuesday 21st)

Don't miss the webinar tomorrow with Harvey Koh and Ahmed Irfan at FSG. Their report, Shaping Inclusive Markets, is the first attempt I've seen to look systematically at the long-term ...

2 comments | 4 months, 2 weeks ago on LinkedIn

Introduction to the DCED Standard on Results Measurement in PSD, 20th February 2018, Nairobi.

This introductory workshop precedes the DCED Global Seminar that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 21-22 February 2018. The workshop targets participants of the DCED Seminar and others not ...

2 comments | 4 months, 2 weeks ago on LinkedIn

What evidence is there for the impact of market systems development?

Hi Everyone - please take a look at my recent blog on the BEAM Exchange which looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the current evidence to support use of ...

1 comments | 5 months ago on LinkedIn

PSD in OFDA Projects?

Does anyone know of any resources related to PSD or Mkt Sys dev in OFDA projects? Also, are there any other useful discussion forums other than this one that deal ...

5 comments | 5 months, 3 weeks ago on LinkedIn

In-Person Systems training in Washington, DC

Do you have someone on your team who wants to get up to speed on systems thinking? Would you like to translate your market systems approaches to other sectors as ...

2 comments | 6 months ago on LinkedIn