Entrepreneurs in the developing and transforming world

Leading development agencies and most governments have come to the common understanding that enabling environments including public support to private entrepreneurial activities are vital to sustainable economic growth, poverty alleviation and social pluralism.

SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) are catalysts for economic growth and innovation. As most of them engage in labour-intensive industries, they provide the vast majority of job opportunities for the growing supply of labour force in developing and emerging economies.

Stimulating SME-led growth requires management know-how, skilled labour supply, technology, and capital - all this embedded in appropriate legal and policy frameworks. Intensified global competition drives SMEs in developing and industrialised countries to expand their activities and commercial interest beyond regional and national borders.

PEM CONSULT is a competent and experienced advisor with strengthening SMEs’ competitiveness and promoting international business cooperation in a globalised world.

Palestinian Territories, Private Sector Development Programme

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Development of the Palestinian SME sector to generate income and employment opportunities through improved framework conditions and services for business development and strengthening of private sector organizations.

Morocco, Enterprise Support Programme - Expertise Center - SMEs Component

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Technical development of Moroccan enterprises, including the encouragement to introduce innovative measures as well as to improve the quality of the business processes and productivity.

Ukraine, SME Support Services in Priority Regions of Ukraine

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Capacity strengthening of Ukrainian business organisations and associations by providing support to private sustainable enterprises within a regional and sector based scope.