Our Objectives

In pursuit of its vision and mission, ICED:

  • Assists and supports the improvement of the environment of small and medium scale enterprises in Sub Saharan Africa,
  • Provides advisory services for the creation, development and promotion of entrepreneurship, for contributing to the sustainable development process in the region,
  • Assists enterprises to increase their efficiency in the international market, especially via the provision of relevant information and training in trade development and promotion, business partnerships and networks,
  • Facilitates gender empowerment in the region, and
  • Organises capacity building and utilisation programmes and provides services that significantly contribute to improve the quality of life in the region.