Developing commercial markets for Business Development Services - highlights of the Turin seminar, September 2001
already provided to small enterprises by the private sector, and proposed a framework within which this provision could be stimulated or enhanced. While being relatively clear about the final vision, the
Guiding principles were necessarily vague about how to get there, or what it might look like in practice. The BDS Seminar in Turin in September 2001 brought together many people who are working to flesh
out these ideas, and gave the basic approach considerable extra momentum.