ILO and KfW Join Forces to Empower Iraqi Small and Medium Enterprises and Foster Inclusive Growth

The ILO and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through the German Development Bank (KfW) have launched a transformative partnership aimed at empowering small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Iraq.

The new "Promotion of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Iraq program" is a collaborative endeavor that strives to unlock access to sustainable finance, placing a special emphasis on supporting youth and women entrepreneurs. The initiative contributes to fostering decent work opportunities and nurturing a prosperous future for the Iraqi economy.