SMEs employ the vast majority of any labour force and have an integral role in any sustainable growth trajectory. The international Trade Center refers to SMEs as ‘the missing link’ for inclusive growth.
There is a tremendous lack of information about the availability of local suppliers, reported by the World Bank Global Investment Competitiveness
Contribution to the African Economy
SMEs form the backbone of the African economy, representing more than 90% of businesses
The Challenge for Growth
The challenge for growth that is faced by SMEs are largely structural and a lack of funding