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On behalf of donor or organisations, we have designed programmes from the identification of development objectives and beneficiary groups, through to selecting geographies and sectors for maximising development impact.

Dar es Salaam Urban Jobs

DFID, Tanzania

Springfield led a team of experts to design an innovative programme which aimed to apply the M4P approach to the area of urban job creation. The diagnostic process resulted in a clarification of objectives and target groups as well as an opening portfolio of sectors, including light manufacturing and solid waste managment for the programme to begin implementation.

SHARPE – Strengthening Host and Refugee Population Economies

DFID, Ethiopia

Springfield led the design on this ground-breaking £25m programme aimed at developing economic opportunities for refugee and host-communities in different regions of Ethiopia. The programme focuses on Gambella and Somali regions and works in six sectors as identified by the design – wood and wood products, livestock and livestock products, crops, fish, labour markets, and the aid sector.

DEEPEN – Developing Effective Private Education Nigeria

DFID, Nigeria

DEEPEN is an innovative programme taking a market systems approach to tackling improved access and learning outcomes for children and parents in the low cost education sector. DEEPEN works to improve the operating environment for private schools including financial management, marketing and certification systems. Having led the design of this programme, Springfield has regularly supported the Annual Review process.

WIT – Water Innovations Technologies

USAID, Jordan

WIT is a five-year, $35 million programme implemented by Mercy Corps and seeks to increase water conserved in Jordan by focusing on water efficiency in agricultural sectors and by households. Springfield provided market systems training, technical support, and mentoring to staff to conduct market assessments. Springfield also guided the team through the design and vision development, opening intervention portfolio, and results chains.

LIFT – Land Investment For Transformation

DFID, Ethiopia

Springfield once again broke new ground in supporting DFID to design a programme which adopted a market systems approach to land reform in Ethiopia. This challenging programme aims to develop land markets in order to catalyse investment and increase productivity.

LIWAY – Livelihood Improvement for Women and Youth

SIDA, Ethiopia

Springfield have led the technical design of the Livelihood Improvements for Youth and Women urban development programme in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Springfield helped to guide the team through the process of understanding the relevant markets, diagnosing problems and their root causes and developing interventions to address them in a sustainable way.

PSP4H – Private Sector Programme for Health

DFID, Kenya

Springfield led the first effort by DFID to apply market systems thinking in its health portfolio. Support included programme conceptualisation and business case drafting. The programme promotes sustainable quality health care services for poor people and identifies general opportunities for development programmes to support commercial private sector initiatives in the health care sector in Kenya and elsewhere.

Labour & Value Chain Analysis in Sava Region

Save the Children, Madagascar

Springfield supported Save the Children Madagascar to scope labour markets and value chains for more job and income opportunities for land-poor young women and men in the Sava region. It focussed on understanding and comparing different sectors in Sava with regards to their potential inclusiveness, growth, and opportunities.