USAID LEV Program co-hosts public discussion on the SME Development Strategy in Vinnytsia
On Tuesday, July 11, 2017, the USAID LEV Program and Vinnytsia Oblast State Administration will host public discussion "Regional SME Development Strategy for Vinnytsia Oblast: from Aspiration to Specific Actions".
At the event, the USAID LEV experts will present the draft SME Development Strategy for Vinnytsia oblast developed jointly with Vinnytsia oblast authorities and local businesses. The Strategy is based on the Small Business Act for Europe and lists the action steps needed to improve the conditions for and capacity of SMEs in the region, including improving the regulatory environment and facilitating access to finance and qualified workforce. The USAID LEV experts will also present the results of the 2016 ABCA survey. In the second part of the day, the participants of the public discussion will work in groups to formulate specific actions to achieve the Strategy goals.