Forming partnerships with the private sector

A summary of lessons learned by Market Systems Development practitioners

Published by
Hans Posthumus Consultancy

This presentation provides practical tips on forming partnerships with private sector actors.

It covers:

  • how to find and contact partners
  • how to make deals
  • what to finance and how
  • what to consider when making contractual arrangements
  • how to manage partnerships


It was prepared for the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) for presentation at the biannual Face 2 Face event in May 2019.