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Expansion Program (IBEX) Working Together to Break Down Access to Finance Barriers  

04-Nov-2013 Categories: Liberia Press Releases
A new article on Building Markets discusses ow Building Market’s Factor Finance for Procurement and Investing for Business Expansion Program are working together to break down barriers to finance. Click to read the... read more

Graduates of Small Business Development Training Program in Tunisia Will Encourage Job Growth 

28-Jun-2013 Categories: Press Releases Tunisia
On June 28, 2013 officials from Tunisia’s Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Industry, along with representatives from USAID, presented diplomas to 63 graduates of the Small Business... read more

Five Afghan Companies Form Public-Private Alliances with USAID 

19-Jun-2013 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

Five Afghan companies signed the first Public-Private Alliances (PPAs) with USAID in Kabul today. These companies have matched USAID funding, reaching a total investment value of $4.5million.

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ABADE Program Opens Regional Offices in Mazar-i-Sharif and Herat 

03-Jun-2013 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with VEGA/IESC, opened offices for the Assistance in Building Afghanistan by Developing Enterprises (ABADE) Program in both Mazar-i-Sharif City and Herat City. In Mazar-i-Sharif, 87 representatives and in Herat, 60 representatives, from local government and private sector businesses, including business women attended.

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IESC Launches Two-Year Trade Development Program in Tunisia 

30-May-2013 Categories: Press Releases Tunisia
On May 20, 2013, the Tunisia SME Project was formally launched by the United States and Tunisia at the Embassy of Tunisia in Washington, DC. The two-year economic growth project is implemented by IESC in partnership with the ... read more

USAID's ABADE Program Opens Regional Office in Herat 

27-May-2013 Categories: Afghanistan Press Releases

Afghan business owners struggle to obtain the capital, management advice, equipment, and technologies needed to grow their businesses. Women and youth can make significant contributions to private sector growth but have limited opportunities for economic participation.

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Lesotho Accomodation Grading Workshops Attract Tourism Businesses 

07-May-2013 Categories: Lesotho Press Releases
IESC, in coordination with the Lesotho Tourism Development Corporate (LTDC), is working to develop a standardized, national accommodation star grading program to help boost Lesotho's developing tourism industry. As part... read more

IESC Chief of Party Addresses El Jadida Business Community 

29-Apr-2013 Categories: Morocco Press Releases
As part of IESC's Morocco Commercial Development Organization Support Program, IESC organized an Open Day Event in El Jadida on March 13, working in collaboration with the Association des Incubés d’El Jadida and the... read more

Sweet Success in Martmoura 

03-Apr-2013 Categories: Lebanon

IESC LIM program helps entrepreneurial woman create thriving bakery

With the help of IESC's LIM project one Lebanese woman is branching out and succeeding. Click on the link to read more about how this new entrepreneur turned the occassional treat into a thriving professional bakery.

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IESC Hosts Second Successful Ambassadorial Course in South Sudan 

25-Mar-2013 Categories: Press Releases South Sudan
IESC is very pleased to announce the successful completion of the South Sudan Diplomatic Training Program’s second Ambassadorial Preparation Course taking place from February 4th-8th, 2013. Led by President & CEO Amb.... read more
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