Accelerate Prosperity in Central and South Asia
Afghanistan | Kyrgyzstan | Pakistan | Tajikistan
Donor: European Union
Period of Activity: January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2023
Courses: Agriculture Business, Tourism
Participants: 85 small entrepreneurship owners from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan
The University of Central Asia (UCA) offers an internationally recognized standard of higher education in Central Asia. UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) provides a range of high-quality technical and professional education opportunities across the region with the aim of supporting employment and economic growth. Under this project, SPCE will directly support Accelerate Prosperity (AP) by providing entrepreneurship training to 85 small and medium enterprise owners from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan. The training is specifically designed to encourage business linkages, formal partnerships, and the development of joint ventures, with a view to facilitating export promotion and access to new markets for small-medium entrepreneurship (SMEs) in the region.