Market systems development for emerging economies

Paul Weijers is a Private Sector Development advisor who started his work in development cooperation in 1987. He has been leading market systems development programmes in a range of projects in Asia and Africa, aligned with international best practices, including the integration of  comprehensive planning and monitoring systems aligned with the DCED Standard for Results Measurement. Presently, he is based in Vietnam as Senior Advisor with LinkSME, a USAID-funded SME promotion and market linkage project. In recent years, he was team leader in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Nigeria for projects of the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) of the UK Government, and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ). Click here for Paul’s CV