In this blog on the Business Fights Poverty website, Paul Ladd of UNDP shares his perspective on the headlines from a recent high-level event exploring what a future development framework might look like from a business perspective.
“At the same time, it is important to recognize that the bulk of the private sector consists of small-scale domestic entrepreneurs and farmers, and that the private sector provides the context in which poor people live their lives. There is a greater awareness now that poor people themselves see getting a job or growing a business as a key exit strategy from poverty. It will be critically important that the vision for the world we want to live in – and any ensuing goals and targets – be informed by this reality.”
Read the full blog in full here.