Ending extreme poverty. The goal could hardly be more ambitiousâ€”or more challenging. International donors have rallied around it, and are united in their belief that broad-based economic growth is essential to achieving their vision. The key, though, is that term â€œbroad-based.â€ How do we ensure that economic growth programming is benefitting the very poor? And at a scale that really makes a difference? Increasingly, the answer lies in an approach called market systems development.
Read Â Market Systems Development: A Primer on Pro-Poor ProgrammingÂ By Bill Grant