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Private Sector Development

Investing in Resilient Markets through Private Sector Partnerships

Mon, April 11, 2016
Engaging the local private sector is an integral component of effective, sustainable action when building resilience and reducing disaster risks in hazard-prone areas.

Guarantees, Subsidies, or Paying for Success? Choosing the Right Instrument to Catalyze Private Investment in Developing Countries

Tue, December 22, 2015
This Working Paper from the Center for Global Development explores pay-for-performance approaches to mobilizing private capital for development.

Paying For Results: A New Approach to Mobilizing Finance for Development (Event Resources)

Wed, December 16, 2015
Check out resources from the seminar on a new approach to mobilizing finance for development.

Supporting Viable Transactions for Development Outcomes

Fri, September 4, 2015
How can the development community intervene in the short-term to push those high return and rate requirements down?

LEO Learning Day: Year 2

Fri, May 22, 2015
The 2015 LEO Learning Event brought together the leaders of LEO’s various research strands to take stock of what has been learned to date under LEO.

Effective Collaboration with the Private Sector

Thu, April 2, 2015
This webinar will explore how programmes are collaborating with firms to make particular market systems work better for poor people.

Inclusive Business and Women in Market Systems

Wed, March 25, 2015
The SEEP Network and UN Women have teamed up to engage with key experts on conceptual and practical issues around women’s economic empowerment in market systems, and will now begin diving into the practical implications of theory.

From Smallholders to Shareholders: Optimizing Private Sector Engagement for Smallholder Impact (Event Resources)

Mon, November 3, 2014
How can the private sector access this vast smallholder market to improve both livelihoods and global food security? This question was explored in this seminar and featured a new report.

Stimulating Private Sector Development in Tanzania: From Implementation to Facilitation (Event Resources)

Tue, September 16, 2014
Presenter Rod Dubitsky discusses BRAC’s new approach to private sector development in Tanzania.

The Ecosystem Architect: Growing Economies through Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Mon, April 28, 2014
The Society for International Development and WeWork host a conversation with Victor W. Hwang, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author...

Trends and drivers to reaching scale in microinsurance: A Cenfri review

Fri, April 4, 2014
Achieving scale is a significant success factor for microinsurance schemes

Business case for microinsurance part II: Follow-up study on the profitability of microinsurance

Fri, April 4, 2014
Microinsurance Paper #32 investigates whether corrective measures for profitability have been successful over the long term.