Project monitoring report

Market Development Facility annual report 2019

February 2020316 pages Fiji Pakistan Papua New Guinea Sri Lanka Timor-Leste Australia & Pacific Asia: South Asia: South Eastern Agriculture Manufacturing Tourism MDF Annual Report 2019 MDF2 programme profile


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Market Development Facility
Project implementer
MDF (Phase II)
Results level
Growth and access to services
Mixed method
Data source
Intervention types
Improved access to information
Improved input supply
Improved marketing of products
Improved product / service quality
Improved value chain coordination

MDF is Australia’s flagship private sector development programme in the Indo-Pacific region. Through the MSD approach it is making innovative efforts to engage the private sector in the promotion of inclusive growth and poverty reduction for women and men.

It works in South Asia and the Pacific regions, namely, in Fiji, Sri Lanka, Timor Leste, Papua New Guinea and Pakistan.

Intervention description

Insight into the programme’s key achievements between 1 January and 31 December 2019. It also describes the progress made towards MDF’s end of programme outcomes and high-level objectives. 

Evidence methodology

This report used a combination of surveys, interviews and consultations with key stakeholders, case studies, and government studies and statistics.

This programme's results measurement system passed an audit against the DCED standard.