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1 UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Investment and Enterprise Division Tatiana Krylova Head, Enterprise Development Branch

2 UNCTAD The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (established in 1964) focal point in the UN on economic development issues promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy by carrying out three interrelated key functions: forum for intergovernmental deliberation aimed at consensus building research, policy analysis and data collection for the debates of government representatives and experts technical assistance tailored to the specific requirements of developing countries

3 Entrepreneurship Programme Focus on 3 areas: Policy advice and recommendations Empretec flagship technical assistance programme on promotion entrepreneurial skills and attitudes Business Linkages between local SMEs and TNCs

4 The UNCTAD Entrepreneurship Policy Framework comprises 6 areas that have a direct impact on entrepreneurial activity

5 UNCTAD s Entrepreneurship Policy Framework consists of 5 «toolkit» elements which are applied to each priority area 1 Policy objectives identified for each priority area 2 Selected policy options that will enable policy makers to begin the strategy formulation process 3 References in the form of case studies and best practices 4 Proposed checklists of questions to provide gudiance on the strategic process 5 Illustrative set of indicators that measure progress towards strategic goals and objectives

6 Recommended four-step approach for policymakers First, policymakers need to identify opportunities and challenges in promoting enterprise development in general and entrepreneurship in particular, in the context of the overall national development strategy. Second, policymakers need to evaluate and benchmark the current environment in which entrepreneurs set up, operate and grow their businesses. Third, policymakers need to define the overall entrepreneurship strategy and priorities, in terms of objectives and targets as well as policy gaps and shortcomings. Fourth, taking into account country-specific conditions, policymakers need to design a focused set of initiatives to address gaps and shortcomings identified. Fifth, policymakers need to regularly monitor and assess the impact of the policies put in place to ensure the relevance and the effectiveness of their actions.

7 The Empretec Programme Integrated capacity-building flagship programme of UNCTAD Aimed at soft skills facilitation of entrepreneurs, change of behavior and mindset To help them build or expand innovative and internationally competitive SMEs Through specific interactive coaching and advisory services Promotion of local sustainable institutions B2B training methodology to be transferred to local counterparts

8 Empretec products Main: Entrepreneurship Training Workshop (ETW) Networking Others: Intrapreneurship Business Linkages Women entrepreneurship Youth entrepreneurship Micro-entrepreneurs (low-literacy)

9 Empretec Programme Outreach Over 244,000 entrepreneurs trained 600 trained field staff at Empretec centres 350 trainers and interviewers, certified to international standards, including 10 Arabic-speaking trainers 17 international meetings 33 country programmes installed 27 country requests for new installations

10 Empretec Business Impact Selected indicators: created 3.1 jobs per participant with a business idea (Jordan) 68% of participants established business after workshop (Jordan) 28% growth in turnover, in just eight months after the workshop (Jordan) 160,000 entrepreneurs trained in 6,820 workshops in 27 States (Brazil) over 5,900,000 clients among Brazilian SMEs (Brazil) 91% of businesses found a deal during Empretec roundtables (Peru)

11 Empretec In The World Angola Argentina Benin Botswana Brazil Chile Colombia Dominican Republic Ecuador El Salvador Ethiopia Ghana Guatemala Guyana Jordan Kenya Palestine Senegal Vietnam Mauritius Mexico Morocco Panama Paraguay Peru South Africa Tanzania, United Republic of Uganda Zambia Zimbabwe Mozambique Romania Uruguay Nigeria Russian Federation Venezuela, Bolivarian Rep. of

12 The Business Linkages Programme Develop local SME suppliers in developing countries by facilitating business linakges with larger national or international companies. Currently operational in Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Activities: Upgrading local businesses to meet international standards; Strengthening small businesses to become dependable partners for large companies; Providing policy advice on improving the environment for sustainable business linkages; Sharing effective international business linkage strategies with the various stakeholders; Involving companies in cost sharing with a view to operational sustainability.

13 Impact of TNC-SME linkages June 2008 June 2010 (externally evaluated) Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. 13 TNCs 137 SMEs Sales value between TNCs and SMEs 15% up on average (in some cases 50% up) 1,676 jobs created 1,750,000 USD loan amount obtained by 16 SMEs

14 SOME OF THE DONORS Inter-American Development Bank in Latin and Central America North-East Development Bank in Brazil, SEBRAE UNDP in Africa Governments of Italy, Finland, Romania, Spain and Sweden Russian Development Bank - Vnesheconombank Contributions in kind by beneficiary countries

15 Empretec Initiatives E-mentoring platform (match.atdforum.org) Global Entrepreneurship Week ( Empretec Women in Business Award (EWBA)

16 Thank you For further information

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