Guidance + Tools

Managing MSD projects

Internal guidance for SDC staff (2017 version)

Published by
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

New version - published June 2017

This internal guidance provides advice for SDC staff on how to manage projects using a market systems approach. Advice is provided on staff activities around developing the initial project idea and formal entry proposal, the tender process, the inception phase, credit proposal and implementation phase, steering and monitoring, evaluation and preparation of the next phase. Common questions are answered and good practice guidelines are shared from SDC staff who have managed such processes.

Useful for:

Development agency staff designing and managing projects and practitioners interested to learn more about agency processes.