• ALLPI Conducted a ToT Training on Leather Manufacturing and Transformative Entrepreneurship in Eritrea

    Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI) in collboration of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the State of Eritrea conducted a Training of Trainers in “Footwear and leather good Design,Craftsmanship, Export Readiness, Transformative Entrepreneurship, Costing and Record Keeping” during 19th July – 1st August 2023 in Asmara, Eritrea.

    The objective of the training was to:

    1. Enhance SMEs knowledge landscap on Leather Footwear Design, Craftsmanship and Exports Readiness;
    2. Facilitate SMEs growth through Shifting their Mindset and Embrace Changes;
    3. Enhance MSMEs technical capacity and economies of scale to supply both Public and Private Sector institutional buyers;
    4. Promote replication through knowledge sharing &dissemination.
    5. Assisting SMEs understand the importance of correct and effective record keeping.
    6. Control costs, make decisions and plan for future;
    7. Set appropriate prices to make justifiable profit;

    A total of 30 leather-based SME representatives from Asmara, Eritrea have attended the ToT program. The training is part of the technical assistance grant of the BADEA Project activity.