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How can donors support strategic private sector engagement?

Donors are still largely geared towards bilateral projects or traditional formats of working with business. This DCED briefing note (March 2017) documents changes in policies and procedures, staff roles and institutional structures, as well skills development to enable strategic private sector engagement.

How to integrate gender into PSD programmes

The DCED has published a Synthesis Document (May 2017) that draws together resources and guidance on integrating gender and WEE into PSD programmes. This guidance is based on the practical experience of economic growth programmes integrating WEE.The document is structured according to the elements of the DCED Standard (Version VII).

Member Agency PSD Policies

This new DCED Synthesis Note (March 2017) reviews big trends in agency  PSD policies, and shows how the DCED can assist in policy formulation and implementation.

New DCED knowledge page on refugees and private sector development

The DCED has recently (May 2017) launched a new knowledge page on refugees and private sector development. It summarises current practice and understanding about how to help refugees become more self-reliant, through increased economic opportunity or employment.


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