DOT-COM Activity: Mexico - E-Commerce & Small Business Development
Short Description: The workshop provided practical training for about 200 Mexican small business owners, including those run by women on how to use electronic commerce to expand their businesses and reach new global markets.
Phase/Type of Activity: Buy-in or Incremental Funding Status: Completed
Start date: January 01, 2002 End Date: January 01, 2003
Person(s) to contact
Sarah Tisch, Ph.D. , Chief-of-Party
dot-GOV , Internews Network Email: Tel: 202 833-5740 x 203
Full Description: As part of the U.S.-Mexico Partnership for Prosperity, the U.S. Department of State, the Mexican Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Ministry of Economy, and the Government of Tabasco co-hosted a workshop in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, entitled "E-Commerce and Small Business Development in Southern Mexico." The workshop provided practical training for about 200 Mexican small business owners, including those run by women on how to use electronic commerce to expand their businesses and reach new global markets. dot-GOV sent a female ICT executive as a consultant to Southern Mexico to give a presentation on E-Commerce and Small Business Development.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.