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Forsa Mentoring Programme Boosts SMEs

In an event held on Saturday afternoon in Tripoli, Libyan graduates of the Forsa mentoring programme met to celebrate their achievements in promoting entrepreneurship and sustainable economic development in the country. Forsa is a UK-sponsored initiative supporting entrepreneurship in six Arab countries. The programme helps young Libyan entrepreneurs build leadership skills, expand their businesses and […]

Upper Quartile, WYG win Employment Programme Contract

International economic strategy consultancy, Upper Quartile, has secured the latest contract for its partnership with multidisciplinary consultancy, WYG. The partners have been awarded a competitive £2.5-million contract from the UK's Department for International Development (DFID) to deliver the creation of jobs for 18- to 35-year-olds in Libya. Following the conflict in the country, the Arab Partnership […]

Mentoring Programme to Help Libyan Entrepreneurs

The Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition was established at the G8 summit in Deauville in 2011. The purpose of the partnership is to assist the governments of the six Deauville Partnership focus countries to improve the business environment in order to foster economic development and job creation in the private sector. The Arab […]

Private Sector Development Institutions

Upper Quartile in association with WYG International and Altai Consulting have been contracted to provide technical assistance for the implementation of the Libyan Private Sector Development Institutions (LSPDI) programme, tendered though DFID’s Fragile and Conflict Affected States Framework Agreement (FCAS). LSPDI is a three-year DFID funded programme focused on strengthening the capacity of the key […]

SME Mentoring Project Launched

The UK's Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt (pictured), has visited Tunisia to launch Forsa, the Deauville Partnership's Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) mentoring initiative. Working with our regional and international partners Forsa will deliver mentoring support across the six transition countries - Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. Ahead […]