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National Entrepreneurship Strategy - Seychelles
The Entrepreneurship Policy Framework and Implementation Guidance aims to support developing country policymakers in the design of initiatives, measures and institutions to promote entrepreneurship. It identifies policy objectives and options in the form of recommended actions, and proposes checklists, case studies and good practices. It also offers a user guide and methods for policy monitoring and evaluation, suggesting a set of indicators to measure progress.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the New Health Economy
This publication analyzes the increasingly important role played by entrepreneurs of small and medium-sized enterprises and start-ups in strengthening health systems in developing countries.
Empretec Women in Business: Building purpose-driven enterprises amid crises
A third of all entrepreneurs in the world are women. Their contribution to development is clear. As their businesses grow, they inspire, create jobs, and offer themselves, their families, and their communities a chance for a better, more inclusive future.
Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Thailand from competition policy and market access perspectives
This report focuses on identifying the impact of Covid-19 on Thai MSMEs at three main levels and policy responses – in aggregate, conducting an MSME survey, and case study interviews.
Competition and Market Access Policies in the Resurgence of MSMEs in Post-Covid-19 in Brazil
This study provides an overview of the interaction of competition policy and law on the micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) sector in Brazil.
Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in South Africa.
The study assesses the challenges faced by MSMEs in South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. The assessment has been conducted with a focus on various sectors in the South African economy including the agriculture, construction, food and beverages and manufacturing.
Training course on the Interface between SME Development and Competition Policy
The course aims at bringing to the fore the application of competition policy and law interventions that further the entry, growth, and sustainable development of MSMEs, more so during and after a pandemic such as COVID-19.
Regional Workshop on Breaking Down Barriers to Payments: The Evolution of Regulation and Winning Solutions in the Digital Age - 15 June 2022, 13:00 - 16:00 Indochina Time / Bangkok
This regional workshop provides an opportunity to enhance the understanding and knowledge of ESCAP member States on the innovations in payments and regulatory frameworks currently in place across the ESCAP region. The workshop also aims to bring best practices and innovations from across the ESCAP region and offer different approaches and perspectives for public and private sector stakeholders in adapting interoperable payment systems and leveraging digital solutions to support individuals and MSMEs.
Conference on the Contribution of Competition Policy to the Resurgence of MSMEs post-COVID-19
On 27 - 28 June 2022, UNCTAD-CCPB presented the three products aimed at facilitating the economic recovery post COVID-19 through enhanced participation of MSMEs in the offline and online marketplaces.
Empowering MSMEs to harness opportunities in the transition to sustainable trade and a circular economy in the context of the post-COVID 19 recovery
The objective of the project is to develop and implement capacity-building tools for governments and MSMEs in developing countries and economies in transition to strengthen the resilience of the MSME sector. This will help to facilitate its green, inclusive, and sustainable recovery in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).