What are Business Development Services (BDS)?

General

What are Business Development Services (BDS)?

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) constitute the majority of businesses in the Gambia. However most of them are necessity-induced, still informal and continue to exhibit survivalist tendencies. These attributes make MSMEs less attractive for funding by financial institutions, thereby making them more vulnerable to both internal and external shocks. Compared to medium and large organizations, Micro and small enterprises, especially start-ups require more special services to survive

What are Business Development Services (BDS)?

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) constitute the majority of businesses in the Gambia. However most of them are necessity-induced, still informal and continue to exhibit survivalist tendencies. These attributes make MSMEs less attractive for funding by financial institutions, thereby making them more vulnerable to both internal and external shocks. Compared to medium and large organizations, Micro and small enterprises, especially start-ups require more special services to survive

Training

Do I Need Training? If So Where?

Are you 18 years and above, attained minimum of grade twelve or secondary 4th, in serious business as existing or aspiring to start a new business or farmer?

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