Micro and Small Enterprises can benefit from access to finance via the Governments’ Micro and Small Enterprise Development (MSED) Project through a loan or grant facility. Any business that falls into any of the following sectors below may apply for a loan or grant:

Priority low carbon sectors

  • Fruit and Vegetables – Farming and Processing
  • Aquaculture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Sustainable forestry and wood processing
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Bio-ethanol

Other low carbon sectors

  • Energy efficient transportation, and logistics
  • Low carbon manufacturing activities
  • Low carbon agriculture and agro-processing (excludes livestock)
  • Apiculture
  • Low carbon energy production and/or distribution
  • Sustainable mining
  • Professional and business services
  • Internet and computer based services
  • Entertainment, music and performing arts
  • Arts and crafts
  • Publishing and Printing

Vulnerable groups:

Individuals and groups who may be affected by changes in sectors, such as mining, forestry, sugar and bauxite

Note: You must also be categorized as a micro or small business to benefit from any service offered by the Bureau