Business Sector Program Support (BSPS)

The Business Sector Programme Support (BSPS) was designed to support creation of enabling business environment and pilot value-addition projects to address employment creation as a means to reduce poverty. The value addition pilot projects were implemented in rural areas across the country and addressed product development and market diversification for commercial crafts; sanitary standards for handling and packaging horticultural products; production technology for local arc welding machines; fish leather processing technologies and commercialization; promotion of enterprises on water hyacinth products; technology transfer and capacity building in honey processing; efficient production of bricks and clay products; fruit processing; cotton and textile; leather tanning; enhancing competitiveness of SMEs through cleaner production; development of fisheries and beef clusters; and piloting on bio-gas. The 15 pilot projects were implemented mainly by youth and women groups. Out of the 15 groups of projects, 9 progressed to completion while the rest are at various stages of completion

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