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Organisation : Department of Small Business Development.
Facility : SheTradesZA Online Registration
Applicable For : Women Entrepreneurs
Website : http://www.dsbd.gov.za/?page_id=3718
DSBD SheTradesZA Online Registration
Through the SheTradesZA platform, selected women-owned businesses and corporations will benefit from a wide range of opportunities to expand their businesses and broadly advance women economic empowerment.
What is the SheTradesZA Hub?
Together with the Republic of South Africa’s Department for Small Business Development (DSBD) and the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), the ITC SheTrades has set up a Hub in South Africa, in order to help South African women entrepreneurs, increase their international competitiveness and connect to national, regional and global markets through the SheTradesZA Hub.
The objective is to assist South African women entrepreneurs to be capacitated and upskilled through various technical and business skills development interventions. Export ready women-owned business will thereafter increase their competitiveness and connect to national, regional and global markets through the SheTradesZA Hub.
The primary objective of the Hub is to connect at least 50 000 women owned businesses to markets by 2023. This is part of South Africa’s contribution to ITC’s goal of connecting three million women owned businesses to markets by 2021.
How to Register?
Step 1 : Visit the official website through provided above.
Step 2 : Read the instructions carefully and click on the “Register” link at the end of the page.
Step 3 : Fill the “Registration Form” with the required details.
Step 4 : Agree the terms & conditions
Step 5 : Finally click on “Register” button to complete your registration.
Women-Owned Businesses Benefit
** Connect to potential buyers, investors, suppliers and business support organizations;
** Learn skills to boost business potential through our free e-learning courses, on-site workshops and webinars;
** Receive support to attend national, regional and international trade fairs;
** Get chances to participate in B2B meetings;
** Access to investment opportunities;
** Increased visibility and larger network in international markets
** Connect with other women-owned businesses in South Africa and expand your pool of suppliers;
** Identify unique and innovative businesses opportunities;
** Learn, share and exchange with key businesses, governments and institutions;
** Support the UN Sustainable Development Goals by empowering women;
** Develop new partnerships and increase visibility in emerging markets.
About ITC :
The International Trade Centre is the joint agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations. ITC assists small and medium-sized enterprises in developing and transition economies to become more competitive in global markets, thereby contributing to sustainable economic development within the frameworks of the Aid-for-Trade agenda and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
About ITC SheTrades :
The ITC SheTrades initiative aims to connect three million women to market by 2021 and rallies stakeholders around the world to work together on seven actions as illustrated in figure 1 to address trade barriers and create greater opportunities for women entrepreneurs. It is supported by a web and mobile digital platform.