Making Markets Work for the Poor

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This site managed by The Donor Committee for Enterprise Development (DCED) provides an overview of Making Markets Work for the Poor (M4P), a poverty reduction approach that has gained popularity in recent years amongst major development organizations and donor countries. The central tenets of M4P revolve around changing market systems to work more effectively and sustainably for the poor, with the goal of improving the livelihoods of the world's poorest people and reducing global poverty.

This website presents a comprehensive introduction to the M4P approach, related links to learn more about M4P, links to overview and strategy documents, discussion and proceedings, design and implementation guides, and examples and case studies.

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Comprehensive resource page


This is a great resource for information on M4P. Provides loads of useful links and supporting documents on the subject.