Feed the Future Uganda Inclusive Agricultural Markets (FtF IAM) Activity transition awardees Asigma and Outbox with their consortium partners Equity bank, Hamwe, and Ensibuuko participated in a 2-day (24th – 25th May 2022) training in Market System Development (MSD) facilitated by William Grant, an MSD expert, at Golf Course hotel Kampala. Attended by 27 participants including FtF IAM staff and John Bruce Nabimanya from USAID, the purpose of the training was to build the capacity of business support services providers, Asigma and Outbox in MSD to be able to introduce and deliver market system development interventions focused on technical assistance and capacity building as well as to commercialize and catalyze more sustainable financing for capacity building and support services needed by MBOs. At the end of the training, participants had developed an understanding of the facilitative approach, market systems diagnostics and vision, how to facilitate systemic change, inclusive MSD, and Adaptive Management and learning.
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