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dc.contributor.authorKatafono, Shaunalee
dc.contributor.authorKatafono, Kenneth
dc.coverage.spatialSAMOA
dc.creatorUN.ESCAP
dc.creatorSamoa. Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour
dc.date.accessioned2024-01-26T06:16:45Z
dc.date.available2024-01-26T06:16:45Z
dc.date.issued2024-01-26
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12870/6723
dc.descriptionThe Business Licensing in Samoa: A review of the business licensing process from the perspec- tive of Women Entrepreneurs report was commissioned by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in partnership with the Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL).
dc.description.abstractThe 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 barriers faced by women entrepreneurs in Samoa. This study focuses on micro and small businesses owned by women who operate largely in the informal sector and are not formally licensed.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Labour, Samoa
dc.rightsThis publication may be reproduced in whole or in part for educational or non-profit purposes without special permission from the copyright holder, provided that the source is acknowledged. The ESCAP Publications Office would appreciate receiving a copy of any publication that uses this publication as a source.
dc.rightsUse may not be made of this publication for resale or any other commercial purpose whatsoever without prior permission. Applications for such permission, with a statement of the purpose and extent of reproduction, should be addressed to the Secretary of the Publications Board, United Nations, New York.
dc.titleBusiness licensing in Samoa : a review of the business license process from the perspective of women entrepreneurs
dc.typeText
dc.rights.holderUnited Nations
dc.subject.unbistBUSINESSWOMEN
dc.subject.unbistWOMEN WORKERS
dc.subject.unbistLICENCES
dc.subject.unbistINFORMAL SECTOR
dc.subject.unbistSMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
escap.publisherPlaceApia
escap.doctypeReport
escap.programmeOfWorkSocial Development
escap.areasOfWorkAdvancing Gender Equality and Women's Economic Empowerment
escap.unSDG5. Gender Equality
escap.projectNameCatalyzing Women Entrepreneurship
escap.subregionPacific
escap.contactUnitSocial Development Division
dc.date.escap2024-01-26


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