Lebanese Republic

Files & reports


Publications, guides and other information of relevance to Small and Medium size businesses in Lebanon. Content includes the national SME Strategy, latest figures and other supportive information.


What's in Lebanon for SMEs
Doing Business in Lebanon - A Tax and Legal Guide
Guide to public procurement for SMEs (Arabic)
53 Must-Know Buzzwords To Survive Your First Few Months As An Entrepreneur


SME Strategy (also see the Launching of the SME Strategy and SMEs in Lebanon)
Vision for Stabilization, Growth and Employment
Capital Investment Plan
Lebanon National Jobs Program (see also Strategic Assessment: A Capital Investment Plan for Lebanon)
National Strategic Framework for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Lebanon, 2018-2022
Economic Opportunities and Job Creation in the Manufacturing Sector
National Strategy for Women in Lebanon 2011-2021
E-Government Strategy for Lebanon
Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon
National Renewable Energy Action Plan for the Republic of Lebanon 2016-2020
Policy Paper for the Electricity Sector
Strategy for the Reform and Development of Public Administration in Lebanon
Reaching all Children with Education: RACE II 2017-2021


Lebanon bilateral investment treaties


Gender equality and Women entrepreneurship
Gender Assessment for USAID/Lebanon
Female Labor Force in Lebanon
Resource Guide for Gender Integration in Value Chain Development in Lebanon
The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women's Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth
UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017


Lebanon's Startup Ecosystem Roadmap BDL Accelerate 2015
Labour Market and Employment policies in Lebanon
Doing Business in Lebanon for US companies
International Labour Conference, 104th Session, 2015 - SMEs and Job Creation
Increasing Enterprise Growth and Jobs in Lebanon
Lebanon: Promoting Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity
Responsible Business Conduct
Global Innovation Index 2017
Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations
ACTED: Labour market assessment in Beirut and Mount Lebanon
IRC: Akkar business climate assessment
GIZ: Employment and Labour Market Analysis (ELMA)
World Bank: Jobs for North Lebanon
Arab Knowledge Index 2016
IFC: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises around the world: how many are there, and what affects the count?
ESCWA: The Innovation Landscape in Arab countries
Lebanese Innovation Economy - Tech Startups 2018  Report (Arabnet)
Guideline on Fostering Innovation in the Public Sector of the Arab Region (ESCWA)
Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region (ESCWA)
Community-based innovation for improved social well-being (ESCWA)
Syria Regional Refugee Response portal
Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (to the Syrian crisis), Livelihoods Working Group Lebanon


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