Original disclosure @ IADB website
Updated in EWS May 9, 2022
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The objective of this operation is to support the sustainability of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to maintain employment and economic activity in Belize in response to the crisis caused by COVID-19. The specific objectives are: (i) to support the short-term financial sustainability of MSME; and (ii) to promote the economic recovery of MSME through access to productive financing.
The bank has categorized this project as having an environmental and social risk of B13.
**Project contacts not available at the time of disclosure.**
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