Colleges and Institutes Canada Colleges and Institutes Canada


Small and Medium Business Support (SMBS)

Egypt | Africa, Middle East

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) worked with the Government of Egypt to support small and medium enterprise development in the Dakhalia governorate. CICan assisted with (i) providing sustainable business advisory services through institutional strengthening and providing public institutions, private sector organizations such as the Business Women’s Association, and SMEs with technical and management skills training; and (ii) strengthening the capacity of vocational training institutions through upgrading curriculum, training of trainers and managers, and making the institutions responsive to labour market needs of the rapidly evolving and expanding private sector in Egypt.

Start Date:

May 1, 1996

End Date:

June 30, 2004



Strengthen the development of SMEs by improving the vocational school system

Funded By

Canadian International Development Agency

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