Project monitoring report

MDF Annual Report 2018

Market Development Facility

February 2018170 pages Fiji Pakistan Papua New Guinea Sri Lanka Timor-Leste Australia & Pacific Asia: South Agriculture Manufacturing Tourism Private sector collaboration MDF Phase 2 progamme profile MDF Annual Report 2018


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Project implementer
Palladium / Swisscontact
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 MDF’s performance across all MDF countries (Fiji, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Timor-Leste) between January and December 2018. It provides information on results from all active interventions over the past year.

Evidence methodology

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.