36377-012: Business Development Services

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA aims to facilitate market development for business development services (BDS) and bridge gaps between demand and supply of BDS. The objective is to deepen the existing market for BDS to reach micro and small businesses, and to build a new market particularly in the rural areas and outer islands. The TA will (i) set up a BDS facilitation center, (ii) design and operate a funding facility for BDS, (iii) establish a network/roster of BDS providers, (iv) run business awareness campaigns, ... Read More

Country Tonga
Project Number 36377-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 4114
Approval Date 14 May 2003
Geographical Location Nuku'alofa, 'Eua & Neiafu
Sector Industry and trade
Subsector Small and Medium Enterprise Development



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Maria Melei
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Pacific Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Pacific Operations Division

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Paulo Kautoke, Secretary MLCI

PDS Creation Date
28 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
29 Jan 2007