Video: Longtime DAI Employee Offers Perspective on Development in Gaza

August 11, 2015

Halim Halabi has worked for DAI on various economic development programs in Palestine since 1994. He has an extensive background in improving the operating environment for West Bank and Gaza firms by strengthening the capacity of key private sector institutions, improving firm-level access to business services and supporting the growth of competitive industry clusters. He has also designed and managed private enterprise development funds.

He currently works as the Gaza manager on the DAI-led Palestinian Market Development Programme (PMDP), funded jointly by the U.K. Department for International Development and the European Union.

The private sector development specialist recently sat down with PMDP Team Leader Maher Hamdan and spoke about the Gaza of his childhood, its recent conflicts, and prospects for its economic future.

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