The session– themed “INVESTING IN DISASTER RISK FOR RESILIENCE” brought together public and private stakeholders to dialogue on SME disaster risk resilience. It highlighted best practices and learning from countries where disaster-risk investment has contributed to SME resilience. The dialogue aimed at aligning on actions to increase investment in SME Disaster Risk Resilience, including capacity development in the SME entrepreneurial ecosystem. It also Identified investment opportunities to strengthen SME disaster resilience, in collaboration with the public and private sector.
As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, we anticipate that SMEs will continue to experience supply and demand reduction, diminished confidence from the financial markets, and a reduction of credit. Therefore, we have designed a unique program to help address some of the challenges your businesses will face.