Market Development Facilitates like any other development agencies are also feeling the brunt of COVID-19.
The agency connects individuals, businesses, governments, and NGOs with each other, and with markets at home and abroad.
Market Development Facility, an Australian Government-funded multi-country initiative promotes sustainable economic development.
However, due to the COVID-19 crisis, some major projects by the organisation in Fiji are on hold.
MDF Country Director Malcolm Bossley says the focus has shifted and MDF is working with the private sector to help revive economic growth.
MDF Fiji works in the key sectors of agriculture and tourism to improve its competitiveness and has recently expanded into the emergent outsourced services sub-sector.
MDF enhances investment and coordination and allows partnerships to flourish, strengthening inclusive economic growth.