Zambia—Private Enterprise Programme–Zambia (PEP-Z)

Client: U.K. Department for International Development

Duration: 2014-2019

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Zambia

Solutions: Economic Growth

DAI is the contract holder, but our partner Nathan Associates is implementing this program. Our goal is to deliver outputs, outcome, and impact while ensuring value for money is achieved by building in appropriate programme and financial management systems.

Select Activities

  • Facilitate investment for growth in targeted MSMEs.
  • Create business linkages so that more MSMEs and supplying larger firms.
  • Develop business service providers so that they can meet increased demand.
  • Manage a business plan competition to promote understanding of and improve attitudes toward entrepreneurship.


Worldwide—The Invest Project

The Invest Project is a flagship U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) program to research, develop, and build “blended finance” solutions for development challenges. Blended finance uses public resources, such as USAID’s, and philanthropic funds to catalyze private capital flows in pursuit of development results and financial returns.

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