Tag Archives | SMEs

Libyan firm Wins Prize at Virtual African Hackathon

By John Lee. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has announces that a Libyan business has won third prize at the Virtual African Hackathon. MobiCash, a digital wallet service from Masarat IT & Financial Services (MITF), was one of two Libyan companies to make the short-list in the competition, the other being CrossPath. (Source: CBK)

EU supports SMEs through Libyan Banks

EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks Within the EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: […]

EU Project Provides Training on Project Management in Libya

EU-funded project provides training on operational project management For a full intensive week, 15 top Libyan executives from the 6 Chambers of Commerce of Benghazi, Garhyan, Misrata, Sebah, Tripoli and Zintan, and from the General Libyan Union of Chambers of Commerce, have received an international training in “Operational Project Management”, within the framework of SLEIDSE […]

Brainstorming Workshop at Ministry of Industry

On 24-25 October, a delegation of 20 representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry in charge of registering companies from across Libya attended a workshop organised by Expertise France to brainstorm about entrepreneurship activities, needs and challenges in the administration on the first day. The second day was dedicated to a visit to […]

Libya's First Microcredit Agency Launched

Expertise France and the Government of the United Kingdom support the creation of the first microcredit agency in Libya Expertise France, the French technical assistance agency, in partnership with Assaray Trade and Investment Bank (ATIB), has launched the first microfinance institution in Libya – Namaa Tamweel. The €2-million project is financed by the UK government […]

90 projects in Libya Trained in Entrepreneurship

90 projects across 6 universities in Libya selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development In the framework of Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEiDSE) programme, 90 projects across 6 universities were successfully selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Training sessions started on Monday […]

EU-funded programme trains University Professors

By John Lee. The SLEIDSE programme, co-funded by the EU and France, offered a high-level international training in Entrepreneurship and Business Development Teaching to 6 Libyan University professors from Benghazi, Garyan, Misrata, Sabah, Tripoli and Zintan on 16-21 September in Tunis, Tunisia. This operational business education will be taught for free to 90 Libyan students […]

Conference on Enterpreneurship and Microenterprises

On 21st – 22nd September 2019, a joint conference on private sector development took place in Misrata in the framework of the project "Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Employment" (SLEIDSE), co-financed by the European Union (EU) and the French Government and implemented by Expertise France. The objective of this Misrata University […]