Bruce Byiers is a policy officer in the economic transformation team at the European Center for Development Policy Management, where he has worked since May 2011. He is currently working on issues related to the growing call to "engage the private sector for development," domestic resource mobilization, private sector investment in agriculture under CAADP, regional integration initiatives, aid for trade and trade facilitation.
Brussels' recent policy statement on private sector development is an important milestone. But how will the European Commission realize its noble goals? A guest commentary from two ECDPM policy experts.