Abuja Enterprise Agency
Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) is the FCT Agency with the mandate to stimulate business growth. It has the responsibility for wealth creation, employment generation and poverty reduction.
The Agency focuses on the development of micro, small and medium enterprises and aims to assist new and existing entrepreneurs to overcome obstacles to growth through access to finance, proper business planning and developing entrepreneurship skills.
AEA has developed wide range of programmes covering Entrepreneurship Training and Curriculum Development, Business Advisory and Linkages Provision, Microcredit and Business Expansion Support, and Venture Creation and Regulatory Support.
Since inception, AEA has focused on expanding its knowledge base in Enterprise Development, providing support for the MSME and creating high impact linkages to move from the surplus areas to scarcity space. Through these efforts, AEA has reached over 4,650 businesses through training and enterprise development, impacted over 700,000 people through its various campaigns (Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship, SME expo) on print media, social media, jingles and paper presentation.
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