"Measures are underway to support women entrepreneurs," Chairman of the Management Board of the Small and Medium Business Development Agency Orkhan Mammadov said at a conference on "The role of women's entrepreneurship in the economic development of Karabakh and East Zangazur "held by the New Azerbaijan Party and the Parliamentary Committee for Family, Women, and Children, APA reports.
He said that SMBDA is ready to support women entrepreneurs in Karabakh and East Zangazur: “It is important to study the activities of women entrepreneurs in two economic regions. There are also women entrepreneurs. among those interested in starting a business in the liberated areas.
To date, 42 of the 980 applications received by SMBDA to set up businesses in the liberated areas belong to women entrepreneurs. We consider the role of women entrepreneurs crucial for the economic and social development of Karabakh and East Zangazur. SMBDA will provide appropriate support for women's participation in business projects in the regions, including Karabakh and East Zangazur.
O. Mammadov added that 13 projects submitted by women entrepreneurs, who want to start a business are trade and services, while 10 are industry, 6 agriculture, 6 tourism, 4 construction works, 2 education, while 1 was in the field of health.