SLEIDSE Activities

SLEIDSE programme is a programme funded by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, which aims to promote the development of a dynamic and diversified micro, small and medium enterprise sector in all regions of Libya, capable of creating employment and livelihoods for Libyans. Read more

Improving access to finances for MSMEs

SLEIDSE assesses and supports the development of widely accessible and innovative financing tools, including:

  • Development of a credit guarantee scheme at national level
  • Implementation of credit mediation unit to facilitate the dialogue between banks ans private sector
  • Design a micro credit product for entrepreneurs and very small businesses
  • Setting up a crowdfunding platform
Disseminating entrepreneurship culture

In showing great entrepreneurs and success stories to young and women, SLEIDSE programme publicizes the positive effects of being an entrepreneur in Libya

  • Organizing business plan contests & events in Tunisia
  • Producing videos of mentoring and success stories
  • Organizing boot camps for Libyan entrepreneurs
  • Providing digital materials through social media
Improving business services delivery

SLEIDSE programme aims to strengthen the capacities of business support organizations, In all regions of Libya.

For Libya Enterprise (SME national agency)

  • Strengthening its capacities
  • Developing its visibility

Creating 10 startup labs in Libyan universities

  • Training the trainers of universities
  • Organizing worldwide study tours

Developing an online platform on business development

  • Providing over 100 hours of free online courses on entrepreneurship and business development in Arabic
  • Creating a living community of entrepreneurs