Advancing pro-poor development by working with local Business Membership Organisations (BMOs) can be resource-intensive, time-consuming and inherently risky as success can depend on addressing many different aspects impacting BMO.
Pairing lessons from academic research and MSD projects, this brief seeks to shed light on how practitioners can improve their work with BMOs.
It looks at the practical challenges faced by MSD projects in engaging BMOs and the strategies that have emerged to successfully leverage them to advance sector coordination and pro-poor development.
- Read Isaac Cowan-Gore's blog: Silver bullet or last resort? Business Membership Organisations in MSD