This study investigates both the entrepreneurial and the small to medium-sized business (SME) landscapes across the North African region with a specific focus on the role being fulfilled by women.
This study investigates the entrepreneurial and SME landscapes across the North African region with a specific focus on the role being fulfilled by women. This analysis is complemented by an assessment of how policies and other initiatives such as gender-smart investing can be leveraged to address social gaps – particularly gender inequality – towards the ultimate goals of accelerated economic growth, development, and job creation.
Gender-smart investing has a key role to play in closing various gender gaps. By enhancing the economic opportunities for women, gender-smart investing also supports social, educational, and health outcomes.
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Our Africa Consulting team include specialists in quantitative economic analysis, working with clients around the globe and across sectors to build models, forecast markets and evaluate interventions using state-of-the art techniques.
Cobus de Hart
Head: Africa Consulting
Oxford Economics Africa
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