|About||The project aims to facilitate trade and investment for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Indonesia.|
TPSA is designed to provide training, research, technical assistance to Indonesian government agencies, the private sector (particularly SMEs), academics and civil society organizations on trade-related information, trade policy analysis, regulatory reforms, and trade and investment promotion by Canadian, Indonesian and other experts from public and private organizations.
The overall objective of TPSA is to support higher sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty in Indonesia through increased trade and trade-enabling investment between Indonesia and Canada. TPSA is intended to increase sustainable and gender-responsive trade and investment opportunities, particularly for Indonesian SMEs; and to increase the use of trade and investment analysis by Indonesian stakeholders for expanded trade and investment partnerships between Indonesia and Canada.
The expected immediate outcomes of TPSA are:
- Improved trade and investment information flows between Indonesia and Canada, particularly for the private sector, SMEs and women entrepreneurs, and including trade-related environmental risks and opportunities;
- Enhanced private sector business linkages between Indonesia and Canada, particularly for SMEs and women entrepreneurs;
- Strengthened analytical skills and knowledge of Indonesian stakeholders on how to increase trade and investment between Indonesia and Canada, including trade-related gender equality and environmental risks and opportunities; and
- Improved understanding of regulatory rules and practices for trade and investment in Indonesia, particularly as regard to Canada, including those concerning environment and gender equality.
TPSA activities undertaken along four main themes:
- Compile and disseminate Indonesian and Canadian trade and investment information through the project website, seminars and workshops, and research and publications, including the information on gender equality and environmental issues;
- Support SMEs and women entrepreneurs