Market Systems Development (MSD)


Market Systems Development is an approach preferred by many donor organisations as a means to tackle poverty that taps into the potentials of markets. MSD generally focuses on improving key supporting functions as well as rules and regulations relevant for the market transactions in question. This is done through promoting changes in actors’ behaviour and capacity, as well as their relationships with each other.


EAMDA provides conceptual, design and strategic advice to donors funding as well as organisations implementing MSD projects. We also directly work with teams leading MSD projects in project design, use of analytical methods for sector and stakeholder analysis and build their capacity in implementing the MSD approaches, adaptive management and monitoring. We provide leadership mentoring and coaching as well as management strategy and decision-making advice related to market systems.

Case Study - Nyala Dairy