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[text]t_ref,,Senegal[text] ([text]t_ref,,Resources necessary for community resilience...[text])

Community Resources Center

[text]t_ref,,Administrator Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Name[text]Demba Ndiaye
[text]t_ref,,E-mail Address[text]comengip@hotmail.com
[text]t_ref,,Position / Job Title[text]Director Intl. Partnerships
[text]t_ref,,First Language[text][text]t_ref,,English[text]
[text]t_ref,,Second Language[text][text]t_ref,,French[text]
[text]t_ref,,Organization[text]COMENGIP
[text]t_ref,,Type[text][text]t_ref,,Non-Government Organization (Registered)[text]
[text]t_ref,,URL Address[text]comengip.org
[text]t_ref,,Exchange System Information[text]
[text]t_ref,,Status[text][text]t_ref,,Operating[text]
[text]t_ref,,Community[text]Nationwide
[text]t_ref,,City / Urban Area[text]Nationwide
[text]t_ref,,Medium of Exchange[text][text]t_ref,,Accounts + Vouchers[text]
[text]t_ref,,Unit of Value[text][text]t_ref,,Several (one or many, defined by users/groups)[text]
[text]t_ref,,Valuation[text][text]t_ref,,Contract Agreement to Accept Currency[text]
[text]t_ref,,Cost-Recovery Mechanism[text]
  1. [text]t_ref,,Costs born by users[text]
  2. [text]t_ref,,Transactions on Trade[text]
  3. [text]t_ref,,Have Not Decided Yet[text]
[text]t_ref,,Source of Funding[text][text]t_ref,,Private Donations[text]
[text]t_ref,,Purpose for Establishing System[text][text]t_ref,,All reasons[text]
[text]t_ref,,Year the System was Started[text]2009
[text]t_ref,,Size of Membership[text]250
[text]t_ref,,Population of Area Served by System[text]3,000,000
[text]t_ref,,Estimated Yearly Operating Budget[text]

[text]t_ref,,Internal Currency[text]: 300,000

[text]t_ref,,National Currency[text]: 300,000 XOF (54,000 [data]d_ref,,MAIN_CURR[data])

[text]t_ref,,Main Goods and Services Traded[text]
  1. Farming produces
  2. Rental services
  3. Human capital
[text]t_ref,,Additional Information[text]

Through active networking with local entrepreneurs and grassroots organizations, vocational and peer to peer training remain the mere focus that allows local business infrastructure environment to thrive. Agriculture remains the mot vital sector in local economy and is the less supported in terms of official human development programs... Upgrading local farmers skills along with local youth organizations inclusion in agriculural training programs constitute a priority within organization. Currently sharing on resource mobilization and training materials remain the most wanted items to keep up the momentum, beside consequent donor support to further strengthen the organizational base... Facilities: Shared workshops Finance: Financial management training Finance: Financial management/accounting services Finance: Linkages to financiers Finance: Seed Capital Incubation and Business Development: Business management and development advisory services Incubation and Business Development: Incubation program for non-resident clients (virtual incubation conceptual stage) Incubation and Business Development: Mentoring/coaching Incubation and Business Development: Pre-incubation services International Business Services: Help entering particular markets International Business Services: Trade facilitation Networks and Synergy: Facilitation of linkages between incubates Networks and Synergy: Networking events Networks and Synergy: Referrals to business professionals Technology Transfer: Help with commercializing technology Technology Transfer: Help with intellectual property/patent advice Market analysis for specific products and trends in supply and demand.

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Complementary Currency Resource Center
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