Tools & Methodologies for Collaborating with Lead Firms: A Practitioner’s Manual

  • Date Posted: March 24, 2014
  • Organizations: Action for Enterprise
  • Document Types: Manual
  • Donor Type: Non-US Government Agency

By addressing the practical issues of implementation through examples and lessons learned, Tools & Methodologies for Collaborating with Lead Firms: A Practitioner’s Manual offers practitioners effective methods to facilitate private sector initiatives that lead to improved and expanded delivery of needed products, services, and markets to Micro, Small, and Medium Scale Enterprise (MSMEs) in a commercially viable and sustainable manner.

Developed by Action for Enterprise (AFE) under the USAID-funded FIELD-Support LWA, this manual provides a wealth of materials to assist in the design and implementation of value chain development programs. The guidelines, tools, and strategies detailed in this manual are intended for development practitioners to use and adapt to different sectors and beneficiaries as appropriate.