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The Market Systems Symposium 2018

Event Date: 
Apr 24, 2018 to Apr 26, 2018
8:30 am to 3:30 pm SAST


Join donors, leading experts, and practitioners from around the globe to move forward conversations that explore innovations in research and the application of market systems development strategies. Topics include how donors and projects can more effectively manage market development projects. The agenda comprises inspiring dialogues, capacity building breakouts, hands-on tool workshops, and tons of networking. Market Systems Symposium 2018 will provide inspiration, capacity building, and connections needed to strengthen and transform market systems development practice.

Leading Experts and Practitioners:

  • Michael Field - DAI, Bangladesh & USA
  • Dr. Elizabeth Dunn - Impact LLC, USA
  • Kristin O'Planick - USAID (tbc)
  • Tim Sparkman - Helvetas, Kosovo 
  • Margie Brand - EcoVentures International, USA
  • Thomas Sinclair - CGAP World Bank, USA
  • Olivia Karanja - Rockefeller Foundation, Kenya
  • Mary Beggs - CARDNO International, USA
  • Annah Macharia - TechnoServe, Kenya 
  • Robert Katende - AgVerify, Uganda
  • Anoushka Boodhna - Consultant, UK
  • Melanie Sany - Education Development Center​, USA
  • Caroline Fowler - EcoVentures International, Mexico
  • Judith Chabari - IFDC Kenya

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