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Department of Small Business Development Partners with Informal Economy Development Forum to Empower Entrepreneurs in Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality

Department of Small Business Development Partners with Informal Economy Development Forum to Empower Entrepreneurs in Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality Bothabelo, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, April 15, 2024 – The Department of Small Business Development, in collaboration with the Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF), is proud to announce the identification of 91 applicants from the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality […]

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IEDF Launches Matric 2024 Employment Readiness Program to Empower Youth and Fight Unemployment

IEDF Launches Matric 2024 Employment Readiness Program to Empower Youth and Fight Unemployment 15 April 2024 – The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) proudly announces the launch of the Matric 2024 Employment Readiness Program, aimed at equipping current Matriculants with essential skills and opportunities for the year ahead. This comprehensive program focuses on training for

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The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Digital Partners

We’re excited to announce that Digital Partners, a digital service provider, has joined the Informal Economy Development Forum as one of our exclusive partners. We’re confident that this strategic partnership will bring substantial value to our esteemed members. Informal businesses face a significant challenge in establishing an online presence, so they often lack the latest

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The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Suzan Ntebo and Associates.

The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Suzan Ntebo and Associates. The primary objective of this collaboration is to provide compliance assistance to informal businesses that frequently encounter challenges in this area. The partnership aims to offer support to these businesses, enabling them to access funding and establish

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Inaugural Informal Economy Global Summit to Address Key Challenges and Solutions

Inaugural Informal Economy Global Summit to Address Key Challenges and Solutions The countdown has begun for the first-ever Informal Economy Global Summit, slated to take place from June 10th to June 14th, 2024. This landmark event will convene global leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and advocates to tackle pressing issues and chart a course towards a more

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Informal Economy Development Forum Collaborates with Standard Bank and Yebo Fresh for Trader Activation Workshop

Informal Economy Development Forum Collaborates with Standard Bank and Yebo Fresh for Trader Activation Workshop Malmesbury, 23rd February 2024 – The Informal Economy Development Forum (IEDF) proudly announces its partnership with Standard Bank and Yebo Fresh to host a Trader Activation Workshop. The event took place at the Swartland Community Sport Centre in Malmesbury on

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IEDF, MEDA, and DSDB Join Forces to Empower Local Communities

IEDF, MEDA, and DSDB Join Forces to Empower Local Communities   In a concerted effort to combat poverty and unemployment, the IEDF (Informal Economy Development Forum) has partnered with MEDA (Middleburg East Development Agency) and DSDB (Department of Small Business Development) to launch an ambitious project aimed at fostering economic growth and sustainability at the

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Why does the Informal Economy Development Forum deem media as a crucial part of their purpose?

Why does the Informal Economy Development Forum deem media as a crucial part of their purpose? The media is a crucial part of our society, serving multiple purposes, such as educating and informing people, and providing entertainment, and leisure. Over the years, people have developed various approaches to understanding the role of media in society.

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