The inception phase has been completed and the inception report submitted which sets out the technical assistance team’s main findings and recommendations. The key substantive findings derived from the inception phase include:
- Libya Enterprise requires technical assistance to help build the capacity of both the Incubators and Business Centres that it is responsible for providing assistance to;
- The Chambers of Commerce possess low capacity to deliver services to the private sector, however it does have adequate financial resources to invest in supporting the necessary reforms;
- Job Centres are characterised by low capacity levels and currently only serve to register jobseekers as opposed to actively assisting them to find work.
These findings form the basis of a detailed implementation plan which delineates programme activities for the three work streams over the next six months, beginning in early 2014.
(Source: Upper Quartile)