Inspiration For SMI Development in Africa

  • To Create a sustainable Pan-African organization for Micro, Small and Medium Industries (MSMIs) as well as their database through Mapping and profiling with identification of capacity, financial and technology gaps for development and growth.
  • To Provide training and capacity building and Industrial enterprise and cluster development and Value Addition to raw material and supporting national quality infrastructure (NQI) to enhance the sustainability, competitiveness, and growth of SMIs and Startups in Africa and help SMIs Adopt Climate-Resilient Practices.
  • To facilitate Market Access and trade – upgrading the Single Market, unlocking its full potential and opening more doors for SMIs to trade and thrive across Africa and globally through guided trade Initiative of AFCFTA and encourage joint export initiatives with up-to-date market information and technical assistance on export processes and procedures.
  • To Provide linkages and Access to Finance with Blended Finance Tools Guarantees and facilitate and promote investment and matchmaking events between SMIs and potential investors and partners.
  • To Promote industrialization agenda by leveraging Science, Technology and Innovation to improve on traditional Industrial processes and technical support with utilization R&D as well as to drive domestication and implementation of the African Union SME Policies and Strategies for Small and Medium Industries (SMEs).
  • To organize conferences, seminars, workshops and trade missions with the SMIs Community of Practice (COP) for sharing of information and experiences especially on best practices and on issues facing SMIs in Africa as well as a platform for continuous dialogue and to publish books, magazines, hand bills, leaflets, newsletters, articles on MSMIs.