Supporting women's entrepreneurship Assisting women entrepreneurs Strengthening entrepreneurial capacity of women
To strengthen the entrepreneurial capacity of women in the informal productive sector, ensuring access to credit, to enable them to become self-employed. This is the sure way of creating jobs and a sustainable way of eradicating poverty.
International institutions promote entrepreneurship amongst women primarily through access to credit. FAO is however concerned with the marketing channels open to women.
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