19- 21
The SEEP Network 2016 Annual Conference

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The theme of the SEEP Network 2016 Annual Conference this year is, “Expanding Market Frontiers”, which encompasses broadening the reach of markets into new contexts and strengthening existing markets to reach underserved populations. Proven and emerging practices will be explored in market systems development approaches to enhancing food security for communities and households living in poverty, integrating marginalized populations into financial markets, and enabling market development in fragile and conflict affected environments. An important emphasis will be placed on maximizing the positive the role of evidence and research in advancing learning and scaling impact.

The conference agenda will be organized around four technical tracks:

  1. Expanding and Deepening Financial Inclusion;
  2. Enhancing Food Security through Market-oriented Interventions;
  3. Enabling Market Development in Fragile and Conflict-affected Areas;
  4. Getting and Using the Right Kinds of Evidence.