NBSSI to set up more business advisory centres
Ms. Rejoice Tettey, Assistant Public Relations Officer of the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), says the board will establish 14 additional Business Advisory Centres (BACs) by the end of 2011 to assist small and micro enterprises.
According to her, the BACs, currently numbering 110, will be increased to 124 to provide advisory services at the local level where high quality business development services including counseling and extension services will be assessed by potential and existing Micro and Small Enterprises or entrepreneurs.
Ms. Tettey disclosed this in Accra at the just ended 15th International Trade Fair, organised to create more awareness of BAC’s services, pointing out that BAC also facilitates access to credit, deepen the development of an enterprise culture, promote and develop sector associations, as well as contribute to the creation of an enabling local business environment.
She reiterated the NBSSI’s commitment to assisting micro and small enterprises to carve a niche for themselves, grow, develop and prosper and thereby contribute towards employment generation as well as wealth creation.
She, therefore, urged existing and potential entrepreneurs to contact the nearest BACs located in the MMDAs for assistance.