Promoting Economic Recovery and Resilience

The DCED’s Knowledge Portal on Private Sector Development (PSD) and COVID-19 brings together carefully curated resources to inform DCED member agencies’ response to the global pandemic. This page compiles information and lessons from past crises on how to use PSD to stimulate economic recovery and greater resilience to future outbreaks. Hover over the links with your mouse for short synopses.

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Lessons from past economic and health crises