MSMEs Research Reports

Enabling a More Productive Nigeria

Enabling a More Productive Nigeria

By Amaka Nwaokolo 1 min read
Nigeria is now Africa's leading economy, overtaking South Africa last year to become the continent's largest nation in…
Impact of COVID-19 on Nigerian MSMEs

Impact of COVID-19 on Nigerian MSMEs

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
To better understand the impact of COVID-19 on businesses in Nigeria, FATE Foundation in partnership with BudgIT…
World Bank Doing Business Nigeria 2018 Report

World Bank Doing Business Nigeria 2018 Report

By Amaka Nwaokolo 2 min read
The World Bank has published findings of the 2018 Doing Business Report. The Doing Business project provides objective…
World Bank Doing Business 2019 Report

World Bank Doing Business 2019 Report

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 2 min read
The Doing Business Report is an annual publication by the World Bank showing ease of doing business indices for…
Venture Capital and the Gender Financing Gap: The Role of Accelerators

Venture Capital and the Gender Financing Gap: The Role of Accelerators

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
In the past decade, entrepreneurship has emerged as a powerful tool to address the formidable challenges that limit…
Increasing the Access of Women Entrepreneurs to Finance in Nigeria

Increasing the Access of Women Entrepreneurs to Finance in Nigeria

By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
Women are considered to play a growing role in entrepreneurship all over the world. According to Nwoye (2002), Nigerian…
Lions on the Move: The Progress and Potential of African Economies

Lions on the Move: The Progress and Potential of African Economies

Many people are questioning whether Africa’s economic advances are running out of steam. Five ye
By Amaka Nwaokolo 1 min read
Highlights of the Compendium of Investment Incentives in Nigeria (First Edition)

Highlights of the Compendium of Investment Incentives in Nigeria (First Edition)

A Compendium of Investment Incentives was recently developed and published by the Nigerian
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 2 min read
From Startups to Scale Ups

From Startups to Scale Ups

In the last couple of years, entrepreneurship paradigms and conversations have shifted from
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
COMPENDIUM OF INVESTMENT INCENTIVES IN NIGERIA (FIRST EDITION)

COMPENDIUM OF INVESTMENT INCENTIVES IN NIGERIA (FIRST EDITION)

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) in collaboration with Federal Inland Revenue
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
NBS/ SMEDAN National Survey on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) 2017

NBS/ SMEDAN National Survey on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) 2017

MSMEs operating in Nigeria are not immune to the typical challenges of their peers, especially in
By Tanitoluwa Oludipe 1 min read
The Finance Bill 2019 - A Summary of Key Changes

The Finance Bill 2019 - A Summary of Key Changes

The 2019 Finance Bill has recently been signed into law by President Buhari. Below are some of the
By Tanitoluwa Oludipe 1 min read
SMEDAN National Policy on MSMEs

SMEDAN National Policy on MSMEs

Nigeria's prevailing economic policy thrust is based on the National Vision 20:2020, the National
By Amaka Nwaokolo 1 min read
SMEDAN and National Bureau of Statistics Collaborative Survey 2013

SMEDAN and National Bureau of Statistics Collaborative Survey 2013

There is growing recognition of the important role Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play
By Amaka Nwaokolo 1 min read
12 Key Insights from the FATE Foundation 2018 Nigerian MSME Financial Literacy Survey

12 Key Insights from the FATE Foundation 2018 Nigerian MSME Financial Literacy Survey

FATE Foundation recently held its 4th Policy Dialogue Series on Entrepreneurship with a focus on
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 2 min read
Nigeria's Business Outlook 2018 - The Good, The Bad, The Opportunities

Nigeria's Business Outlook 2018 - The Good, The Bad, The Opportunities

On the brink of the oil glut worldwide, Nigeria slipped into recession which had grave impacts on
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 6 min read
Nigerian Family Business Barometer (First Edition)

Nigerian Family Business Barometer (First Edition)

There is nothing quite like the entrepreneurial spirit that sparks the launch - and spurs the
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 1 min read
Key Changes in the Companies and Allied Matters Act

Key Changes in the Companies and Allied Matters Act

On Friday, 7th of August 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the Companies
By Oluchi Johnson-Achibiri 3 min read