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Small Business Banking Project Name: Manage programme to strengthen the microfinance industry in the English-speaking Caribbean. Prepared and implemented capacity building plans for 10 institutions.
After institutionalising best practices, the performing SME portfolio increased significantly across the six West African affiliates.
Lux Development Project Description: Assess the feasibility of a proposed financial instrument to encourage local banks to finance small-scale water and sanitation projects undertaken by entrepreneurs and households.
Assessed financial sector, regulatory framework and MSMEs providing water and sanitation services and the value chains in which they operate; recommended financing approach.
Designed and implemented models for delivering agriculture finance; managed programme to provide capacity building through local and regional consultants. Partner Mikrokreditna Organizacija Project Description: Build a solid risk management system and structure to support loans to entrepreneurs and SMEs.
Shelter Afrique Project Description: Determine the feasibility of three strategies for Shelter Afrique to increase low-cost housing in seven countries; recommend market entry strategy and implementation plan Doing business as: Centre for Development of Enterprises Project Description: Assist 55 SMEs in seven south African countries to adopt best practices in energy efficiency management.
Centre for Development of Enterprises Years: Support the Brazilian Federation of Insurance Companies in understanding and improving client value of micro-insurance products.
Assessed mass market and micro-insurance products at eight insurance companies by reviewing documentation, interviewing product managers, conducting qualitative research and mystery shopping.
Sector-wide strategy to support insurance sector in financial education and consumer protection, as well as recommendations for each insurer.
Philips Lighting Project Description: Develop a lasting retail network in nine African countries through which sustainable energy services can be sold to households at the base of the economic pyramid. Lux Development Expertise Areas: Build self-sustaining business lines within banks that provide investment finance to agribusinesses; establish an agribusiness guarantee fund.
Conducted bank diagnostics on agricultural finance capacity; assessed value chain actors; designed new agricultural finance strategies, products, policies and procedures; developed training and delivered training; developed pipeline and portfolio; structured guarantee fund.With member countries, staff from more countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
GHANA TELECOM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE Faculty of Engineering Department of Telecommunications A Research Report on the Topic Challenges Facing SMEs in Ghana Done By; Affo Alex (B) Effah Onasis (B) Ibrahim Iddris Fareed (B) Abstract Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) play an important /5(13).
Oulu Business School. Oulu Business School at the University of Oulu is an international research and educational institute for economic sciences. 3 Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana *Email: [email protected] ABSTRACT Access to credit is crucial for the growth and survival of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).
Thus policy makers attempt to pursue financial sector policies to propel financial intermediaries to extend more . AfriLabs; the pan-african network of technology and innovation centers across 34 African countries recently welcomed Jokkolabs, a network of innovation centers in 8 Senegal, Cameroon, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Mali and France, as well as a representation in Morocco and Congo.
WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMEs) IN GHANA Smile Dzisi This thesis is submitted in fulfillment of the requirements of the.