EIF is supporting Cabo Verde to incorporate trade-related strategies into its Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy Paper, with the aim to strengthen the country's participation in regional and global markets. In-country training sessions have had a strong emphasis on quality standards and project development.
EIF is working to increase Cabo Verde's exports by strengthening institutional capacities to create and implement national trade strategies and policies.
- The Strategic Plan for Trade Development, validated at a national workshop in June 2015, identified agriculture, tourism and creative industries as sectors for development.
- 105 women participated in an entrepreneurship meeting organized in partnership with Associação das Mulheres Empresárias de Santiago to promote small and micro enterprises.
- 43 participants from the private and public sectors attended training sessions on product quality, standards, project development and management.
- 39 SMEs were trained in labor laws, food safety and hygiene, helping to achieve higher standards in food management protocols.
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