Work meeting

On February 2, USAID Deputy Mission Director John Pennell and Belarus Country Director Victoria Mitchell Avdiu met with the Belarus National Bank representatives to discuss the macroeconomic and monetary policy, small- and medium-sized entrepreneurship development, as well as intermediate results of the USAID supported "Improving Access to Finance for Rural Population in Belarus" project, implemented by the Republican Microfinance Center (RMC). The project includes training on financial literacy for population from rural areas, and training focused on enhancing entrepreneurship and agriculture skills. RMC also supports agro businesses in Minsk and Brest regions with micro-leasing.