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Focus on BETA

The continuation of KIEP250+ will put the government’s BETA strategy central in its approach. Where COVID-19 saw many SMEs asking submitting TA proposals linked to weathering the crisis, the programme is now returning to its initial focus – and that means zooming in on “value

KIEP 250+ Team reconvenes to plan Cohort 2

With COVID-19 becoming a distant memory, the KIEP250+ team convened on 22nd June 2023 to start preparations for launching its next Call for Applications. In parallel, work continues on finalizing remaining technical assistance applications for the SMEs that were successfully admitted into the programme’s first

Launch of KIEP 250+ (SME Linkages and Upgrading)

The government today launched the Component Two of the Kenya Industry and Entrepreneurship Project (KIEP 250+) micro website and the SMARTME platform, an online application tool that will identify and select Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Read More

World Bank boosts Kenya’s SMEs

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2018 — The World Bank today approved a $50 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to increase scale innovation and productivity amongst Kenya’s enterprises. Read More