Business Consultancy Fund - Main Users / Purpose

files/images_static/user.jpg Private sector micro and small scale enterprises in the production and production-supporting services sectors,  non-governmental economic development organisations, development organisations, regional and local governments.

The purposes of the Business Consultancy Fund are to:

  • Improve access to the resources and services offered to the business community by local Business Development Centres (BDCs);
  • Encourage business people in the MSE sector to collaborate with regional BDCs;
  • Stimulate demand for consultancy services by facilitating access and making these services more affordable at an initial stage;
  • Help business people in the MSE sector operate their businesses more productively;
  • Promote capacity building of business service providers;
  • Improve the efficacy and financial self-reliance of business service providers;
  • Increase the outreach of Business Development Centres;
  • Develop stable BDC/consultant - client relationships;
  • Increase awareness and knowledge of the value of consultancy services;
  • Expose BDCs to real world experiences while safeguarding their operations/income.