• Building hopeful futures : women-led MSMEs and the pandemic in Samoa 

      UN.ESCAP; Samoa. Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Samoa, 2024-01-26)

      Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) is deeply intertwined with a country’s development as well as its pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals. In Samoa as well as the rest of the world, Micro, Small and Medium ...

    • Business licensing in Samoa : a review of the business license process from the perspective of women entrepreneurs 

      Katafono, Shaunalee; Katafono, Kenneth (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Samoa, 2024-01-26)
      The main objective of this study was to review the process of acquiring a business license for women entrepreneurs in Samoa and in doing so, provide recommendations to simplify the process, raise awareness, and address ...
    • A data overview: taking stock of women entrepreneurs in Samoa 

      UN.ESCAP; Samoa. Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Samoa, 2024-01-26)

      The current report acts as a first step in addressing the data gap by exploring two main issues, vis-à-vis the policy space: 1. Taking stock of the current status of data that captures women’s involvement in the MSME ...