An overview of the complexities involved in Market Systems Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories including:
- a struggling economy shackled by absence of sovereignty
- restrictions on movement of goods and labour
- a high population growth
- GDP susceptible to crises and conflict
- high donor dependence
- high unemployment
This is the first of four presentations on Jobs & urban growth from IT services in Occupied Palestinian Territories presented at the DCED-BEAM Nairobi seminar in February 2018.