Project monitoring report

Market Development Facility (MDF) phase 2 - annual aggregation of results 2017

April 2018178 pages Fiji Pakistan Papua New Guinea Sri Lanka Timor-Leste Australia & Pacific Asia: South Asia: South Eastern Agriculture Infrastructure Tourism Download as PDF (13.5 MB) MDF2 programme profile


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Market Development Facility
Project implementer
Palladium Group, Swisscontact
Market Development Facility (MDF)
Results level
Poverty reduction
Mixed method
Data source
Monitoring Data
Intervention types
Improved access to finance
Improved access to information
Improved input supply
Improved marketing of products
Improved product / service quality
Improved value chain coordination

Market Development Facility (Phase 2) annual aggregation of results for January - November 2017.

The Market Development Facility (MDF) is Australia’s flagship private sector development programme in the Indo-Pacific region.

It started operations in 2011 in Fiji, and has since expanded to Timor-Leste (2012), Pakistan (2013), and Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea in 2015.

Intervention description

The Market Development Facility (MDF), through the MSD approach, is making innovative efforts to engage the private sector in the promotion of inclusive growth and poverty reduction for women and men.

The report looks at MDF's work in 2017, highlighting the key lessons learnt and projected impact from interventions.

Evidence methodology

The report is prepared using data that has been aggregated from all MDF interventions in different countries.

The results measurement system of four out of five countries have been audited against the DCED Standard of Results Measurement.