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Learning from Experience

The DCED is a forum for learning about the most effective ways of creating economic opportunities and jobs for the poor – based on practical experience in private sector development as well as on domestic policy innovations worldwide. Its website is also the leading source of knowledge about PSD.

Find what you need

For PSD Practitioners
- Our Knowledge Portal covers all PSD approaches (e.g. M4P, BER) and cross-cutting development issues in PSD
- Consult DCED good practice guidance
- View current job opportunities in PSD

Using the DCED results measurement Standard?
- Learn more about the DCED results measurement Standard
- Find supporting resources for implementing the Standard

For Policy Designers
- Look up agency PSD policies
- Find out 'what works' on the DCED's Evidence pages

 For Member Agency Staff
Ask the DCED Secretariat for contacts in other agencies, technical advice or other assistance

 New to PSD?
- Read more about why PSD is important for development and what donors do
- View successful project examples

 For Businesses
- Find funding and other partnership opportunities for innovative business projects with developmental impact

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Last update:26 November 2015

Quick Links to Member Agencies

  • Austrian Development Agency
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • International Development Research Centre
  • International Labour Organization
  • Mastercard Foundation
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands)
  • Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
  • Organisation for European Economic Cooperation
  • Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency