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Gulf region: Harnessing the economic potential of women entrepreneurs in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (SheTrades)
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Kritee
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Sharrma
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ksharrma@intracen.org
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Sustainable Development Goals

This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

<p>The ITC SheTrades and Visa: Gulf Region Project aims to harness the economic potential of women-owned and led businesses in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and promote inclusive growth in the region. The project is implemented under the framework of Visa&apos;s regional grant and education programme, titled She&apos;s Next, with ITC SheTrades spearheading the capacity-building and networking component of the programme.&nbsp;</p><p>The collaboration unites ITC&rsquo;s expertise in supporting the growth of women-owned and led businesses with Visa&apos;s advocacy efforts and networks in the region. The project falls under ITC&apos;s Women and Trade programme which contributes directly to ITC&apos;s impact area on Inclusive Trade and SDGs 5, 8 and 17.</p>

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C316
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NENA: Enhancing Food Security through Trade Facilitation
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First name
Timothee
Last name
Bruneteau
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tbruneteau@intracen.org
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Sustainable Development Goals

This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

<p>In view of the challenges to the trade of agricultural products in the NENA region, ITC will provide support<strong>&nbsp;to enhance intra-regional trade in selected agricultural value chains by removing obstacles to export, transit and import.</strong></p><p>The main objectives of this initiative are:</p><ul><li>To improve the livelihood of small-scale producers by unleashing new business opportunities through exports to regional markets</li><li>To reduce the cost of agricultural products for populations in NENA countries that are dependent on imports.</li></ul>

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C300
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Arab States: Aid for Trade initiative
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Mehdi
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Chaker
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chaker@intracen.org
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Sustainable Development Goals

This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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External ID
A895
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Middle East and North Africa
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ITC’s work in the Middle East and North Africa regions includes encouraging the exports of textiles and clothing to promote employment and income generation throughout the value chain. This includes focusing on institutional infrastructure and policy as well as product diversification, digitalization and e-commerce,  social and environmental sustainability and gender inclusivity.

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