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VC Learning Event: Engaging the Private Sector (Session Resources)

Institutional Sponsor: 
USAID Microenterprise Development Office
Publication date: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The attached presentation and media are products of the "Engaging the Private Sector" session of USAID's Meeting the Challenges of Value Chain Development: A Learning Event.

Session Description:

USAID has embraced private sector engagement to leverage private sector investments for development.  How to ensure that these investments have the greatest developmental impact is a key area of interest that this session explored. Panelists drew on lessons from USAID’s public-private partnerships, Michael Porter’s creating shared value, and field experiences, as they debated key issues in engaging with the private sector. Participants engaged in discussions around opportunities and challenges in leveraging private sector investments to achieve development objectives.