Blog Series

Market Facilitation: What’s Working and Why?

Despite its acceptance as an important tool in development, market facilitation still lacks sufficient research on how it can be done best and under what conditions, particularly for financial markets. This blog series builds off of a series of case studies commissioned by FSD Africa to explore the following questions about market facilitation and financial inclusion: What have we learned about the key success factors behind facilitating inclusive financial markets? What do we mean by systemic change? How can facilitators learn from mistakes and even prepare for inevitable missteps that come with working in complex systems? How can information be used to foster behavior change? What is the role of measurement?