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Azerbaijani SME development agency to support businesswomen

21 January 2019 [16:34] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

Azerbaijan’s Agency for the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) is planning to implement a number of measures to develop women’s entrepreneurship, Orkhan Mammadov, chairman of the Agency’s Board, said at the event “Supporting Women’s Entrepreneurship in Accessing Preferential Financial Resources” held in Baku, Trend reports Jan. 21.

He noted that the Agency plans to develop incentive mechanisms for the women’s entrepreneurship.

“In the development of mechanisms, the problem of women’s employment in rural areas will be in the spotlight,” he said. “It is envisaged to define further promising areas for ensuring the employment of women in rural areas, as well as take the appropriate measures.”

He noted that various measures will be taken to ensure women’s access to information relating to entrepreneurship in order to provide information support to women entrepreneurs.

“We will support the initiative of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Association in Azerbaijan to create an appropriate business incubator,” he added.


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