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Guinea - Project to Support to Women’s Economic Activity - Project Completion Report (PCR)


The programme sought to address the challenge of poverty reduction. To meet this challenge, the Government formulated the policy for women’s advancement and poverty reduction (1996-1998), the main thrusts of which were: (i) the improvement of the legal framework for the empowerment and protection of women; (iii) the institutional strengthening of the women’s advancement framework. PAAEF’s contribution consisted in: (i) improving women’s access to credit; (ii) developing women’s entrepreneurship; and (iii) enhancing women’s technical and vocational skills. Prepared with UNIDO assistance in 1995, PAAEF was the first Bank intervention in Guinea in the women’s empowerment sector.

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