All Guidance Downloads

  • Inclusive Markets Development Guidance 2015
  • 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 >>

  • Transforming livelihoods through Business Support – guidance for programme staff
  • 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 >>

  • Levelling the playing field: The role of government in enabling pro-poor businesses to thrive
  • 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 Enterprises (ACRE) – Information for investors
  • 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 >>