|International Best Practice in Micro and Small Enterprise Development - Working Paper 2 - Micro and Small Enterprise Development and Poverty Alleviation in Thailand - Project ILO/UNDP: THA/99/003 (ILO-ISEP - ILO - UNDP, 2000, 80 p.)|
The following list of Web sites is a good source of information on MSE development issues, including access to BDS. It contains the sources used in the preparation of this working paper.
ILO websites on Employment and Enterprise
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/index.htm http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/ent/sed/index.htm http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/empsed.htm http://www.ilo.org/public/english/employment/ent/index.htm
This Web site has a series of useful links to other Web sites and is a good starting point for getting information on the MSE sector on the Web.
Donor Committee on Small Enterprise Development:
Here one can access copies of 'Business Development Services for SMEs: Guideline for donor-funded interventions', and copies of all of the papers relating to the Harare BDS Workshop of 1998, as well as the Rio de Janiero BDS Conference (1999), and the Hanoi BDS Conference (2000).
Micro-enterprise Innovation Project:
Funded by USAID, this site focuses on micro-enterprise development, finance, policy and impact.
Micro-enterprise Best Practice Project:
Contains several useful SED papers.
http://www.id21.org or http://www.ids.ac.United Kingdom/id21
Hosted by the Institute of Development Studies, and supported by DFID, is a search engine for development research publications.
The Small Business Administration of the government of the United States:
Web site on marketing and markets:
Some of the approaches described in this working paper are based on papers prepared for the Harare workshop. The websites of the organizations that presented these papers are:
Enterprise Support Services for Africa:
The overall Programme is described at:
Start and Improve Your Business:
Manicaland Business Linkages:
The CEFE Network Project:
There is a variety of relevant websites on Women's Entrepreneurship.
National Association for Female Executives (NAFE):
National Foundation for Women Business Owners:
National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC):
Online Women's Business Centre (created by Small Business Administration):
Small Business at Women.com:
UNESCAP WID Section:
Women and Business:
Women Connect - Asia:
Women's Business Network:
WWWomen Women-Owned Businesses WebRing Home Page!