Countries / Territories


  • Peru - Strengthening the Export Competitiveness of Women Entrepreneurs

    • DatesMar 2009 - Dec 2012
    • Project #RLA/58/07A
    • BudgetUSD 369,276

    Project objective

    As agreed with the Government of Spain, this project will be focussed on implementing activities benefiting the Latin American and Caribbean countries, in particular a project to contribute to the poverty reduction strategy and work on strengthening the production activities of women in Arequipa, Peru, supporting the achievement of the MDGs. The project focuses on women entrepreneurs in the textile and clothing sector in Arequipa. It seeks to improve competitiveness by focusing on four key areas: Design and development of products; Increse access to new or existing markets; Elaboration and implementation of a business development plan and marketing strategies for the participating firms; Strengthening and supporting training institutions in the textile sector and trade promotion in the country.

    Beneficiary countries

    • 2009 Peru
    • 2010 Peru
    • 2011 Peru
    • 2012 Cuba; Peru