A pro-poor private sector development strategy is one that takes into account the heterogeneity of the private sector, acknowledges the importance of the informal sector and seeks to achieve systemic change in markets and in the broader enabling environment through the cooperation of public and private actors. This policy brief looks at the two key challenges for a pro-poor private sector development strategy: the creation of decent jobs; and the promotion of (formal and informal) micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) with the potential for growth and transformation.
Author: Chiara Mariotti.
The policy brief is based on the Getting to Zero: Tackling Extreme Poverty through Private Sector Development Policy Guide
Click here to download the policy brief Tackling Extreme Poverty through Private Sector Development.