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Business Development Services (BDS)  [ top]


 

Dieter Gagel, Fantahun Melles, Karl Bartels - Addis Ababa 10/2004
Toolkit for BDS Facilitation. Demand-driven Business Development Services (BDS)
toolkit-bds-ethiopia-final-7-2005-web.pdf  1,4 MB

 

Dieter Gagel, Addis Ababa 3/2005
BDS Market Stimulation by Vouchers???
anti-voucher.doc  95 KB

 

MSE-Development Project, Addis Ababa 3/2005

Success story on the self-employment of TVET graduates succes-tvet-graduates.doc  515 KB

 

National Exposition on BDS held in September 2005

The MSE Development Project organized an exposition on the achievements of Business Development Services (BDS) on September 28, 2005 at the Hilton hotel in collaboration with 20 Partner Organizations. Please find some of the exposition documents hereafter.

MSE-Development Project, Addis Ababa 3/2005
Support on Self-Employment of TVET Graduates - Final Report
pilot-scheme-graduates-7-05.doc 825 KB

MSE-Development Project, Addis Ababa 9/2005
Support on Self-Employment of TVET Graduates - Powerpoint Presentation
support-of-tvet-graduates.ppt 46 KB

MSE-Development Project, Addis Ababa 9/2005
BDS Intervention in the industrial Clusters of Addis Ababa
bds-in-addis-clusters.ppt 355 KB

MSE-Development Project, Addis Ababa 9/2005
Lessons learnt on Organizational Development
and Networking 
organizational-development.ppt  62 KB

Paul Wolterstorf for MSE-Development Project, Addis 5/2004
Promotion of private BDS-Providers in Ethiopia
promotion-of-private-training-providers.doc  648 KB

Bahir Dar Chamber of Commerce, Bahir Dar 9/2005
Business Development Services (BDS) of the Bahir Dar Chamber of Commerce bahirdarchamber.ppt 76 KB

Addis Ababa ReMSEDA, Addis 9/2005
Achievements in MSE Promotion in Addis Ababa addisremseda.ppt 170 KB

Progynist - NGO, Addis 9/2005
Business Development Services to Women Entrepreneurs progynist.ppt  37 KB

Amhara Women Entrepreneurs' Association, Bahir Dar 9/2005
Business Development Services to our members amhara-women.ppt  30 KB

 

Ethio-German MSE Development Programme, Addis 2004
20 Business Development Services (BDS) Success Stories
bds-success-stories10-2004-web.doc  650 KB

MSE Development Project (GTZ), Addis 2003
Demand driven Needs Assessment and Business Services Delivery

Product description of our BDS approach product-demand-driven-bds.doc 47 KB

MSE Development Project (GTZ), Addis 2003
Short Example of our BDS approach
(Situation analysis, Action plan) bds-approach.doc 280 KB

Fantahun Melles, Addis 10/2003
Experience of GTZ on Micro and Small Enterprise Development in Ethiopia
gtz-mse-experience.doc 177 KB

 

Ethiopian BDS Network, Addis 7/03
Ten Success Stories on Business Development Services 10-Success-Stories.doc 256 KB

 

Dieter GAGEL, Bahir Dar 7/02
Powerpoint presentation to participatory demand oriented BDS  demand-driven-bds.ppt 307 KB

 

Dieter Gagel, Addis 7/03
Selection criteria for business operators to be involved in our
Business Development Services (BDS)
Selection of operators.doc 26 KB

 

BDS training reports:

 

Dieter GAGEL, Addis 11/03
Report on the training workshop with the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) introducing consultancy services to its customers on the basis of the GTZ BDS approach
cbe-counselling-training.zip 650 KB

 

Dieter GAGEL, Addis 12/02
Report on the BDS Training for Trainers report-tot-bds-12-02.zip 395 KB

 

Dieter GAGEL, Addis 7/03
Report on the Addis MEDF-NGO-Network BDS Workshop
report-bds-medf-workshop-7-03.zip 385 KB

 

Dieter GAGEL, Addis 7/02
Report on the Bahir Dar and Addis BDS Workshops 6-7/2002
report bahirdar-addis bds workshop 7-02.doc 660 KB

 

 

Katja Legien, short term mission, Addis 12/2003
Training report: Financial analysis of enterprises report-financial-analysis.zip  206 KB

Katja Legien, short term mission, Addis 12/2003
Manual for trainers: Financial analysis of enterprises manual-financial-analysis-03.zip  424 KB

Katja Legien, short term mission, Addis 12/2003
Report on the short-term mission about cost sharing report-cost-sharing17-12-03.zip  255 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Addis 7/02
BDS - Costing and Pricing bds-costing-and-pricing.doc 85 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Addis 7/02
How to edit a newsletter 
newsletter concept.doc 107 KB

 

 


Organisational Development  [ top]


 

Dieter GAGEL, Addis 2/02
Module on Organisational Development
module on org-dev 2-02.doc 200 KB

 

Desta Solomon for MSE-PRO, Bahir Dar 02
Study on the Organizational Development of the Bahir Dar, Gondar
and Dessie Chambers of Commerce
amhara-chambers.zip 82 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Addis 5/02
Proposal to the FeMSEDA Development Plan femseda development plan.doc
145 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Addis 5/02
Powerpoint presentation to the Proposal to the FeMSEDA
Development Plan
femseda development plan.ppt
145 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Mekele 4/02
Module1: Tigray ReMSEDA - Planning the Info Center modul1-info center.doc 110 KB

 

MSE-Pro, 11/2003
The Mekelle Information Center for MSE mekelle-information-centre.doc 27 KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Mekele 4/02
Module2: Human Resources, Capacity Building of the Tigray ReMSEDA  modul2-capacity building.doc 190KB

 

Uli LACHENMAIER, Mekele 4/02
Proposal to the Development Plan of the Tigray ReMSEDA remseda 3-01.doc 335 KB

 

 


Networking and Learning Platforms  [ top]


 

Dieter Gagel, Addis Ababa, April 2005

Wirkung und Nachhaltigkeit von BDS Portalen bdsportal-impact.doc  74 KB

 

Desta Solomon, Addis 2/02
Study for the establishment of Network of Micro and Small Enterprise Support Institutions in Tigray study-network tigray.doc 140 KB

 

Fantahun Melles, Addis 2/02
Networking and Networks networking for mekelle.ppt 56 KB

Powerpoint-presentation to the Mekele workshop on networking

 

Wolday Amha, Addis 2000
Networking Microfinance Activities in Ethiopia
oc-paper1.doc 130 KB

 

 


CEFE Entrepreneurship Training  [ top]


Creation of Enterprises through Formation of Entrepreneurs (CEFE)
www.cefe.net  Business creation trainings and learning modules

 

Irina Hetsch, Addis 11/2003
CEFE-upgrading of trainers in Ethiopia report-cefe-training.doc 824 KB

 

More on CEFE - see Business Services:
Entrepreneurship and Management Training  and Library: Internal area (by password).

 

 


Women Entrepreneurship Development  [ top]


 

ILO/SEED, Addis Ababa 10/2002

Women Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia women-entrepreneurs-in-ethiopia.pdf  488 KB

UNIDO

Leaflet: Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED) Training wed-broshure.doc  125 KB

UNIDO

Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED) Training Manual wed-manual.doc  946 KB

UNIDO

Women Entrepreneurship Development (WED) Training Manual AMHARIC version  wedmanual-amharic.doc  1,2 MB

see also Women and Business

 

 


Laws, PRSP, Sector studies, Strategies, other Basic documents  [ top]


  

Ministry of Trade and Industry, Addis Ababa 1997
Micro and Small Enterprises Development Strategy

mse strategy for ethiopia.doc 140  KB

EBDSN, Addis 02
Income Tax Proclamation income tax proclamation.doc  28 KB

EBDSN, Addis 02
Business Provisions in the Commercial Code business provisions - commercial code.doc 295 KB

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Addis 5/03

Proclamation No. 341/2003 Chambers of Commerce and Sectoral Association Establishment Proclamation  proclamation-no-341-2003-chambers.doc  102 KB

 

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Addis 5/03

Directive issued to implement Proclamation no. 341/2002 of Chamber of Commerce and sectoral Associations Council chamber-of-commerce-directive.doc  40 KB

 

Fantahun Melles, Addis 10/03
Experience of GTZ on Micro and Small Enterprise Development in Ethiopia
gtz-mse-experience.doc 177 KB

 

Seleshi Lemma, Addis Ababa 7/2001
Subcontracting Strategy for the Ethiopian MSE mse-pro014.doc 125 KB

 

Zewde and Associates, SEED-ILO, Addis Ababa 2002
Jobs, Gender and Small Enterprises in Africa.  Women Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia.
Preliminary Report women entrepreneurs in ethiopia.pdf 488 KB

 

Commercial Code of the Empire of Ethiopia of 1960, Addis 1960
Provisions applicable to Traders, Businesses and Business Organizations 
business provisions - commercial code.doc 300 KB

 

Government, Addis 2002
Income Tax Proclamation
income-tax-proclamation.doc 340 KB

 

Waleligne Mamo, Wendimu Terefe, Bahir Dar 02
Amhara Micro and Small Enterprises Survey amhara mse survey.doc 417 KB

 

Wolday Amha, Addis 2000
Review of Microfinance Industry in Ethiopia oc-paper2.doc 214 KB

 

All about the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper of Ethiopia

http://www.crdaethiopia.org/PRSP/prsphome.htm  (external webpage of CRDA)

 

MSE-PRO, Addis 2/2004
Report on the study tour to the Ghana MSE Project (GTZ)
study-tour-ghana.doc 230 KB

 

 


Organisation profiles  [ top]


MSE-Development Programme (GTZ), Addis 2/02
Micro and Small Enterprises Promotion Programme - project profile mse pro profile.ppt 214 KB

 

AEMFI, Addis 10/01
Association of Ethiopian Microfinance Institutions (AEMFI) - organisation profile
aemfi-mission.doc 53 KB

 

   


Formats  [ top]


  • Business plan busplan-ambo.doc 40 KB

  • Print-out Cash book for micro-enterprises cashbook.doc 37 KB

  • Excel - Electronic cashbook for small and medium enterprises cashbook.xls 20 KB

  • Excel - Electronic cashbook with accounts for small and medium enterprises cash book+.xls 23 KB

  • Receipt format receipt.doc 36 KB

  • Loan application form loan application form.doc 23 KB

  • BDS cycle formats: Situation analysis overview, 3 month action plan, 3 month activity report, situation analysis and action plan for start-ups formats.doc 120 KB

  • Interview guidelines for survey on finance institutions see webpage interview guidelines

 


Amharic-Formats  [ top]


   


BDS Booklets for Facilitators and Entrepreneurs  [ top]


The publications are on sale by the Mega Book Store,
the University Book Store, Addis and the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce.

EBDSN, Addis 7/2004
Start and Improve your Business start-your-business-1-7-2004.pdf  620 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2004
Marketing Strategies for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Ethiopia marketing-23-2-04.pdf  290 KB

EBDSN, Addis 02
Trade Fair Participation and Export Guide tradefair-export-25-02-04.pdf  295 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2005
Business Planning for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises businessplan-7-05.pdf  330 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2004
Accounting and Cost Calculation Manual 
accounting-cost-calculation-14-2-04.pdf  180 KB

EBDSN, Addis 02
Loan conditions of Commercial Banks and Micro Finance Institutions in Ethiopia
loan-conditions-23-02-04.pdf  468 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2004
Improve your Business Association business-association-5-2-04.pdf  175 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2004
Standards and Quality in Ethiopia standards-quality-27-2-04.pdf  190 KB

EBDSN, Addis 2004
Investment Guide for Ethiopia investment-25-2-04.pdf  240 KB

EBDSN/Chamber of Commerce, Addis 7/2004
Taxation in Ethiopia taxation-in-ethiopia.pdf  332 KB

Services of Insurance Companies insurance conditions.doc 330 KB

Dieter Gagel, Fantahun Melles, Karl Bartels - Addis Ababa 10/2004
Toolkit for BDS Facilitation. Demand-driven Business Development Services (BDS)
toolkit-bds-ethiopia-webversion.pdf  1,2 MB

 

Amharic BDS Booklets for Facilitators and Entrepreneurs:  [ top]
You need Amharic Software on your computer

Business planning (Amharic  amharic-business-planning.doc  260 KB

Loan Conditions of micro-Finance in Ethiopia (Amharic)  amharic-loan-conditions-of-mfis.doc 753 KB

Marketing Strategies for MSEs (Amharic) amharic-marketing-strategy-for-mses.doc 230 KB

Tender procedures (Amharic) amharic-tender-procedure.doc 240 KB

Procurement manual (Minstry of Finance - Amharic) amharic-procurement-manual.doc 474 KB

Accounting (Amharic) amharic-record-keeping.doc 310 KB

 

 


Monitoring and Evaluation  [ top]


Dieter Gagel, MSE Development Program (GTZ), Addis 8/04
The Project Monitoring and Evaluation System m-and-e-system-8-04.doc 135 KB

 

Mulatu Zerihun, Addis 9/2004
Impact study on the project activities of the MSE Development Program,
last phase 2001-2004
impact-2004.zip 127 KB

 

Ethio-German MSE Development Project, Addis Ababa 7/2005

Activity Report 7/2005 of the MSE Development Project activity-monitoring-7-05.doc 553 KB

  -  Business Development Services (BDS)

  -  CEFE Entrepreneurship Training

  -  Capacity Building of Partner Organisations

  -  Networking and Learning Platforms

 

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Business Development Services (BDS) Forum
www.bds-forum.net edited by Dieter Gagel, freelance consultant, providing information on BDS strategies, networking
and practical BDS case studies as well as business information on marketing, business planning, bookkeeping and
cost calculation, import-export, trade fairs and access to finance.

New BDS Portal in Senegal www.senegal-entreprises.net .
One of the biggest national BDS portals world wide!

Value Chain Development in Ethiopia www.business-ethiopia.com