“The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Capital Development Fund - Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (UNCDF-PFIP) have partnered with Bulk shop to initiate The Solomon Islands Digital Marketplace (COVID-19 Response & Recovery) Project.
“There will be two initiatives under this project. One of the initiatives will be to enable the online marketplace capability of Bulk shop including supply chain logistics.
“The second initiative will include a call for applications from youth groups in SI to contribute to the continuity of economic activities in case of lockdown due to COVID-19. Selected youth groups will be invited to present their ideas for the development of a Digital Marketplace App and an online Business portal and will receive financial and technical support as part of the project.
“This project, a first of its kind in Solomon Islands, is being implemented under the overall supervision of CBSI and jointly funded by UNCDF-FIP and UNDP. It is part of a joint effort of UNDP-UNCDF-UN Women and ILO in Solomon Islands, funded through the United Nations (UN) COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF).”
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