The growing role of the private sector in achieving sustainable development and poverty alleviation is evident worldwide. EIC considers private sector development as one of the major focus areas of research and consultancy activities.
The research activities of the Private Sector Development Division (PSD) aim at promoting enterprises that drive the economic growth process and foster entrepreneurship, technological dynamism and associated productivity growth. The PSD Division identifies, formulates, organizes and carries out research activities related to private sector development. It also conducts studies on the investment climate as well as other private sector related dimensions, with a view to identifying and supporting specific investment opportunities and programs contributing to private sector development.