Workshops - Policy toolkits to stream MSME formalization and inclusive delivery of formalization services

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In partnerships with the Government of The Gambia, the Government of Kenya and UN Country Teams, two workshops were organized on enhancing MSME formalization and its contribution to MSME resilience. The workshops received over 300 participants, including the Vice President of The Gambia, the Senior Advisor of the President of Kenya, policymakers and MSME entrepreneurs. Four reports were also delivered to facilitate the formulation of coherent policy environment conducive for MSME formalization



Policy Implementation Forum: Supporting Micro Small and Medium Size Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Post COVID-19 Pandemic Era - Promoting MSME Formalization

This event was jointly organised by DSDG/DESA and the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MoTIE) of The Gambia and the UNDP. It brought together high-level policymakers and development partners to review challenges and identify solutions supporting the growth of the MSME sector in The Gambia in the post COVID-19 pandemic era, taking into account opportunities offered by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

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Promoting MSME Formalization through the Cooperative Enterprise Model

This event was jointly organized by the Division for Sustainable Development Goals, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the United Nations (DSDG/DESA) together with the Micro and Small Enterprise Authority (MSEA) Kenya. It explored good practices in promoting Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSME) formalization through leveraging the cooperative enterprise model and drawing on lessons from the successful experience of Kenya in this regard, with a particular focus on policy space and business support systems. 

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