Designing and implementing market-led interventions in forced displacement settings

A brief guide on how to use the ILO’s Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) for refugees and host communities

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The ILO’s Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) applies the MSD approach to the context of forced displacement. It requires the design and implementation of tailor-made strategies based on a thorough market systems analysis.

Yet, forced displacement contexts are often characterised by fragile or thin markets and can be associated with a host of additional unique challenges that make the design and implementation of sustainable market-led approaches particularly difficult.

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This brief is intended for practitioners and project teams involved in market-led development programmes in contexts of forced displacement. It provides step-by-step guidance on how to design and implement tailor-made AIMS strategies based on the results of a market systems analysis.