The Liberian Government’s efforts to tackle the numerous challenges confronting the citizenry, including rural women, owners and operators of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) continue to yield the needed results.
MONROVIA LIBERIA, June 12. 2023: Our attention is drawn to reports of some businesses making it mandatory for customers to transact only in United States Dollars, thus refusing to accept the Liberian Dollars.
The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) announces the commencement of Phase Two of the Small Business Pro-Poor Loan Development Fund (SBPDF).
“The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the sector institution of the Liberian Government that oversees the Small Business Pro-Poor Loan Development Fund wishes to announce the resumption of Phase Two of the loan process and further encourages Liberian owned Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of the opportunity.”
The Ministry is hosting a three-day stakeholders' workshop on the Liberia Investment Finance and Trade Project (LIFT-P) in Ganta City, Nimba County from April 26-28, 2023. The workshop aims to define roles and responsibilities of Technical Implementing Ministries and Agencies (TIMAs). The World Bank's Hybrid Implementation Support Mission, led by Senior Private Sector Specialist Thomas Vis, will offer technical support and guidance during the event, while the Project Implementation Unit at the Ministry and TIMAs collaborate on full implementation.