Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
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.