Algeria - Small and Medium Enterprise Development Support Project (PAD - PME)

Project Summary

Approval Date 02 Mar 2015
Signature Date 08 Sep 2015
Planned Completion Date 30 Dec 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15124
Commitment U.A 792,165
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Project to Support the Development of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (PAD-SMES) is part of the strengthening of policies and tools for the promotion of SMEs in Algeria. It is intended to improve the supporting measures to promote SMEs development, and strengthen the dialogue between the public and private sectors. The planned intervention of this project is to assist the three (3) main national structures in charge of the SMEs promotion, coaching and follow-up in the strengthening of their capacities. The three agencies concerned are: The General Administration Office of SMEs (DGPME), the National Agency for the Development of SMEs (ANDPME) and the National Advisory Council for the Promotion of SMEs (CNCPME).

Project Objectives

The general objective of the PAD-SME project is to contribute to the modernization and development of the small and medium-sized enterprises sector in Algeria, through:(i) the strengthening of policies and tools of their promotion, (ii) the improvement of the supporting measures put in place for their development and (iii) the strengthening of the dialogue between the public and private sectors.


The main beneficiaries of the project are the Government of Algeria and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMES).

Participating Organization

Middle Income Countries Fund
Ministère de l'Economie, Direction des Emprunts et Engagements de l'Etat


IATI identifier 46002-P-DZ-KF0-002
Last Update 11 Jul 2020


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Geographic Location

Country Algeria