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The book assesses the current policy context for young enterprises in the MENA region and outlines policy tools and instruments, both indirect and direct, that governments can implement to support new enterprise development.
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This handbook suggests the implementation of policies to enhance skills in the IT sector in Kazakhstan, starting with the establishment of a programme linking skills development with the development of business between local and international companies.
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This handbook addresses the main barriers to access to finance in Kazakhstan especially in he agribusiness sector, and suggests policy recommendations and implementation actions to overcome them.
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This policy handbook suggests a sectoral investment policy and promotion approach to be applied to agribusiness and then to be rolled-out to other sectors of Kazakhstan's economy.
Building on the sector competitiveness strategy published in May 2011, 3 policy handbooks outline practical steps for enhancing the competitiveness of non-energy sectors, including agri-business, fertilisers, logistics, business services and IT.
This report benchmarks the region’s progress on SME development since 2009 and for the first time includes Turkey. Built on a set of 108 policy indicators, the SME Policy Index provides a framework to assess convergence of national SME policies with the ten principles of the Small Business Act for Europe.
22 November 2012, Paris. In addition to taking stock of the Initiative’s activities and setting priorities for the future, stakeholders discussed strengthening the dialogue with the private sector and civil society for better governance, growth and job creation.
In response to increasing pressure to deliver on growth, jobs and better governance, policy makers from MENA and OECD reiterated their support for measures to strengthen the business climate and governance in the region.
This meeting focused on concrete projects for improving women entrepreneurs' access to financing and business development services in the Middle East and North Africa region. It was followed by a conference on policy measures to boost employment for youth and women.
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This policy handbook outlines practical steps for policy makers to attract investment to the renewable energy sector, the government should develop a comprehensive renewable energy strategy, simplify permitting procedures and provide firms with better access to the electricity market.