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Digital Inclusion key to Eswatini’s Digital Economy

Amid slowing economic activity, Covid-19 has accelerated the need for digital inclusion across the globe. The use of digital technologies in e-commerce, health, education and service delivery has obligated developing countries including Eswatini to leapfrog into a digitalised economy. Unfortunately, Eswatini has not fully benefited…

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MAKING 2020 THE YEAR OF MSMEs!

The National Development Strategy (NDS) of the Kingdom of Eswatini aims to turn the country into a vibrant industrial-led economy within a generation. To attain this goal will require structural transformation of the Eswatini economy, including providing a conducive business environment. Government’s Strategic Roadmap 2019-2022…

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LESSONS FROM MSME DEVELOPMENT IN JAPAN

The Eswatini economy will not grow at the pace required to transform it and raise welfare unless the country goes back to the basics: developing a good understanding of the productive structures, and nurturing and expanding these through deliberate and strategic engagement of emaSwati. To…

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