COVID-19: African Union agency to support SMEs across the continent
Johannesburg (South Africa) – August 12th, 2020 – The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) on launched a program to help Africa’s Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to adapt business operations in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
AUDA-NEPAD, in partnership with Ecobank Group, launched the MSME Academy which will give access to practical training and resources on financing opportunities in various countries, materials on how to build digital presence for businesses and how to adapt business operations in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The platform will also provide access to market intelligence, a host of mentors with diverse experience, while assisting with access to funding opportunities.
The MSME Academy consists of an informational webinar with invited speakers, series of virtual instructor-led training programs and mentorship for the MSMEs.
Written by The Independent
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