The DCED highlights valuable videos related to Private Sector Development on the web on its YouTube account
. We welcome your further suggestions - click here
to send them to us. Some of the best are included below. In addition the DCED YouTube account
also holds a number of videos produced by the DCED, including on the DCED Standard
from its 2012 seminar on Current Trends and Results in Private Sector Development, and on green and inclusive growth
from the DCED and UN Global Compact session at Rio+20.
Acumen Fund, What Does Dignity Mean To You?
Entrepreneurs from across the developing world talk about how their work brings dignity to the lives of the poor.
The Brookings Blum 2012 Roundtable on Global Poverty focused on innovation and technology
for development, and some short videos
were taken of participants answering questions on the theme.
argues that the
development agenda has been dominated by free-market thinking, and has
not looked enough at economic transformation, industrialisation and how
to get developing countries out of dependence on primary commodity exports
German Development Cooperation, The Shoe Industry in Ethiopia
This film charts the transformation of
Ethiopia's shoe industry into a dynamic, expanding, export-oriented
sector. Support from Germany and others donors has helped to make this
ILO, Enter-Growth Project in Sri Lanka
This video shows how the Enter-Growth Project helped small and medium enterprises in Sri Lanka to increase their productivity and incomes through various value chain interventions.
Katalyst: Bringing Knowledge to Vegetable Farmers
This documentary explains how Katalyst, a multi-donor market development programme, helps Bangladeshi farmers to improve their yields through better information about production practices and the use of inputs.
SDC has a produced a number of videos on Women’s Economic Empowerment,
in relation to the M4P
Swisscontact Southern Africa and SKAT, Cleaner Brick Technology, South Africa
This video illustrates the project South
Africa- Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK), funded by the Swiss Agency for
Development and Cooperation, which aims to successfully implement the
VSBK as a viable and sustainable alternative firing technology for the
clay brick industry, with positive environment, economic and social impacts.
USAID, Feed the Future Iniative, Tanzania
USAID's Feed the Future Iniative addresses agricultural and supply chain challenges and build ssustainable
infrastructure, processes and market linkages to assist smallholder
farmers raise themselves and their families out of hunger and
USAID, Support to Premium Coffee Production in Rwanda
This video shows how the USAID-supported ADAR project helped to increase the incomes of Rwandan households and create jobs through the production of specialty coffee.
USAID has also collected a number of videos on promoting broad based economic growth
They include evidence on sectoral topics such as agriculture, climate
change, and gender, and on the link between growth and poverty
An Africa That Can Feed Africa
A new report from the World Bank
says Africa can feed itself, earn billions and avoid food crises by removing trade barriers within the continent.
World Bank, Turning on the the Lights: Electricity in Africa
This short film profiles IFC's Lighting Africa initiative, which aims to develop markets for cleaner, more affordable and safer lighting products in Sub-Saharan Africa.