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OVERVIEW

164 participants from 34 different countries, 62 unique organizations, and 48 distinct projects convened in Cape Town for the second annual Market Systems Symposium. The event launched with an optional early-bird Training Day on April 8th, and continued with 3 intensive days of market systems development dialogue, capacity-building, networking, and exchange. The 2019 Symposium featured 4 core breakout tracks, sponsored by ACDI/VOCA, DAI, Habitat for Humanity, and RTI, and offered over 40 other sessions, including more than 24 individuals clinics and 9 deep-dive consultation groups.  You can download the full Symposium agenda below, and view the projects, institutions, and countries represented to the right. See Symposium statistics at a glance here

PROJECTS REPRESENTED

  • ​USAID and PEPFAR-funded Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening (ASPIRES)

  • Amalima Programme, Zimbabwe

  • BEAM Exchange, Global

  • Dfid-funded Climate Smart Education & Policy (CSEP), Malawi, Mozambique & Zimbabwe

  • Dfid-funded Decision Support Unit, Democratic Republic of the Congo

INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED

  • 17 Triggers

  • Abt Associates

  • ACDI/VOCA

  • Adam Smith International (ASI)

  • Adapt LLC

  • AgResults

  • Austrian Development Agency (ADA)

  • The Canopy Lab

  • Cardno

  • CARE Bangladesh

  • CGAP

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED 

  • Afghanistan

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Bangladesh

  • Bolivia

  • Burkina Faso

  • Cambodia

  • Canada

  • Costa Rica

  • Ethiopia

  • Germany

GRAPHIC RECORDING

The graphics below depict major discussion points and themes from each day of the Symposium, with one graphic representing key learning from opening/closing Plenaries and the four Thematic Track sessions each day.​​ 

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DAY ONE

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DAY TWO

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DAY THREE

DAILY CLINIC SESSIONS

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PHOTOS

SPONSORS

MSS2019 was proudly supported by the following organizations:

PREMIUM PARTNERS

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OTHER PARTNERS

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TRAINING PARTNERS

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MEDIA PARTNERS

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