The Arab world must think big about its smallest firms: Amr Adly

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(May 13): After the Arab revolutions of 2011, multilateral institutions in the Middle East and North Africa began to show greater interest in the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises as a means to inclusive development — the scarcity of which had contributed greatly to the uprisings. Donors, development institutions and banks started or expanded already existing programs for SMEs, usually in the form of credit extension and technical assistance.This appeared logical. After all, SMEs in the region have