Market systems development for emerging economies

Paul Weijers is a Private Sector Development expert who started his work in development cooperation in 1987. He has been leading in developing and testing market systems in a range of projects in Asia and Africa, while integrated comprehensive and credible planning and monitoring systems aligned with the DCED Standard for Results Measurement. Recently, he was Team Leader of a £21 million TVET market systems development project of DFID in Bangladesh (Sudokkho), in which stimulating the involvement of the private sector was key to sustainability and impact at scale. Subsequently, he stayed in Bangladesh, now in charge of a sustainable economic growth strategy project of GIZ.

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