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Enterprise and Enterprise Development .

Technical Brief | November 30, 2017

This primer explains Chemonics’ approach to work with enterprises and entrepreneurs to create, grow, and sustain businesses that stimulate economic growth.

Using a facilitation approach, Chemonics’ partners with local businesses and service providers to improve market linkages, foster innovation and product development, increase access to new or improved inputs, and identify market opportunities. Chemonics’ work improves access to capital, enhances technical skills, and strengthens the sustainability of high-quality business development services. These efforts lead to growth in enterprises, jobs, and incomes. Some project portfolio highlights includes Jordan Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism (BEST), the Zrda Activity in Georgia, the Moldova Competitiveness Project (MCP), El Salvador’s Small and Medium Enterprise Development Program (PDYME), and Pakistan’s Small and Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA).