Poor people are producers, workers, entrepreneurs and consumers – yet they are the most disadvantaged in market systems. Why do so many people remain at the bottom of the pyramid, unable to participate equitably in markets and improve their livelihoods? What are the barriers to their progress? How can market actors – donors, private sector partners, governments and NGOs – work together to enable more people to participate in value chains?

Latest Publications

Improving maternal and child health in Asia through innovative partnerships and approaches

  • Countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Co-authors: ODI
  • Published: September 2015

Five years into exile

  • Countries: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic
  • Published: July 2015