Local investment companies: a novel approach at the heart of regional development

Local investment companies: a novel approach at the heart of regional development
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CEPESIU is a private entity that promotes development. It was established in 1983 to provide support to small-scale businesses in rural and urban Ecuador. CEPESIU strategy is based on a systematic effort to bring different social actors together that can play a role in the development of small-scale businesses: small business representatives, local government, universities, NGOs and government programmes.

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