The Lebanese Development Network (LDN) and Saber Middle East entered into a new partnership to promote SME Development, enhance Entrepreneurship and improve Supply Chain Management.

This initiative falls in line with the missions of both entities towards small and medium-sized enterprises aiming at encouraging innovation, fostering inclusive growth and advancing productivity levels.

The agreement was respectively signed by the President of LDN, Amin Nehme, and the General Manager of Saber Middle East, Saiid Saber.

It is intended to help SMEs manage expansion in an environment where pace, patterns and products are constantly evolving, and assist them act as major catalysts for economic progress on both local and regional levels.

Recognizing the role of women and youth in social and economic development, the MoU seeks as well to strengthen their capacity as drivers of economic prosperity, encourage entrepreneurial culture and emphasize competitiveness.

The Lebanese Development Network (LDN) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to assist individuals, groups and organizations develop their capacities by raising awareness and enhancing technical skills so they can improve their potentials, advance their progress and ensure their growth. LDN works in the education, culture, economy, social and health fields through the various strategic levels of Capacity Building, Social Marketing and Networking Practices, and provides Training, Consultancy and Program Development services. It endeavors to promote new paradigms for SMEs, Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship in collaboration with both the public and private sectors.

Saber Middle East is a vibrant consulting and training firm dedicated towards serving companies in the MENA region to achieve Operations Excellence. It is led through partners who have over 20 years of international experience in USA, Brazil, the Middle East and GCC countries. Its mission is to help companies improve their performance and develop their talents to sustain competitive advantage leading to growth. Saber Middle East main objective is to achieve Business Excellence through its SME capacity building program that allows SMEs to operate more efficiently and realize quick wins, leading to sustainable productivity, growth and performance improvement. The program comprises of 4 main components: 1) Organizational Development, 2) Sales and Marketing, 3) Financial Health and 4) Operational Excellence.