All Guidance Resources

This guidance note aims to unpack the agreed success criteria for our Inclusive Markets Development work further and identify some approaches and tools that will help us to ensure our programmes deliver our ambition for impact Read more >>

MaFI (The Market Facilitation Initiative)  helps close a gap in knowledge by advancing practical principles and tools that assist practitioners working in pro-poor market development to move from market assessments and program design to implementation. Read more >>

The SEEP Network is a global network of international practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and financial systems. SEEP represents the largest and most diverse network of its kind, comprised of Read more >>

  • Video: Inclusive Market Development in Practice
  • This programme video guide explains Christian Aid’s approach to developing inclusive markets for marginalised producers in countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. The film focuses on designing projects to deliver impact at scale. Product Read more >>

    In developing our Inclusive Markets Development work, it has become apparent that a traditional grant-making approach is not always the most appropriate response to the needs of every partner. For example, for those enterprises developing Read more >>

    The business enabling environment (BEE) determines how the private sector operates, in  both the developing and the developed world. This paper provides an overview of the BEE – what it is and why it matters Read more >>

    Access to Capital for Rural Enterprise (ACRE) is a not-for-profit consortium of international NGOs. It is led by Christian Aid and includes Traidcraft, Twin, Practical Action and Challenges Worldwide. Access to Capital for Rural Enterprises Read more >>

  • Video: Resilience: Anticipate, organise, adapt
  • ‘Resilience’ has become a buzzword in international development but, for many, understanding what it really means remains elusive, especially if there is no easy translation in non-English speaking countries. This animation has been created by Read more >>

    Christian Aid’s thriving resilient livelihoods practice and policy site. Here you can find out how Christian Aid and our partners, supported by donors including the UK Government, are helping vulnerable and marginalised people around the Read more >>

    The BEAM Exchange is a one-stop shop for sharing knowledge and learning about market systems approaches for reducing poverty. Our goal is to improve the impact and effectiveness of programmes that use these approaches: creating Read more >>