New perspectives on the Beninese entrepreneurial ecosystem

The fourth report in the Dutch Good Growth Fund #ClosingTheGap series covering francophone West Africa is released!

#ClosingTheGapBenin (pdf) determines that in this small and vulnerable market, entrepreneurship happens mostly out of necessity.

Opportunities in Benin

This may be one of the reasons why the ecosystem is still in its infancy. However, the research also identifies that youngsters in particular aspire to set up and run their own business. But they struggle to do so given the limited conduciveness of the environment in which they operate.

This represents an opportunity for ecosystem stakeholders to develop an adapted and adequate offer of financial and business development services to support the emergence of a more robust local private sector.

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Dive into the ins and outs of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Benin and contribute to closing the gap there!