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Implementing Agency

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South-South EDC

The () was established by Central Bank of Nigeria in Calabar, Cross River State in January 2013. A tripartie agreement was executed between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Cross River State Government (CRSG), and SHIELD Academy Partners Limited (SAPL), appointed as the Implementing Agency.

Our Vision

We will be Africa’s leading institution in Entrepreneurship Development; producing the highest number of thriving enterprises in Africa by 2020

Our Mission

We develop Entrepreneurs-with-a-Cause and help build valuable, sustainable and leading enterprises; serving the needs of our world

Value Proposition

Entrepreneurial Mind-set & Skills: Ensure participants imbibe entrepreneurial skills and competences required to start-up or sustainably manage and grow a small- to medium-sized enterprise

Business Modeling & Plans: Assist participants to translate their ideas into 'commercially viable' business models and, develop actionable and bankable business plans

Enterprise Development: Support certified participants with strong entrepreneurship ecosystem that helps them realize their aspirations of starting or expanding their enterprises