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Learning from Experience

The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development reduces poverty by agreeing the most effective ways to create economic opportunities and jobs – based on the experience of DCED members and others. The DCED is also the leading source of knowledge about Private Sector Development (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

Get the latest from DCED

  • The DCED's June Research and Evidence Update, with a special feature on MSMEs and Information Communication Technologies, is now on-line.

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Last update: 2 September 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