Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) Development

CCCIDoffers consultancy services and project management in organisational capacity development that enables communities and individuals to develop enterprises.

Our inputs focus on culturally appropriate design, governance and management, resource mobilisation and mentoring.

The main context of this program is promoting sustainable economic, social and cultural development with Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander communities and partner organisation for international Aquaculture projects.

CCCID contributes:

  • Skilled staff - facilitators, planners, mentors and other technical experts;
  • A proven effective model of enterprise development which is recognised as appropriate to the cultural contexts;
  • Established partnerships with local, national and overseas stakeholders;
  • Training capacity.

Examples of our SME work

Labour agency establishment

Assiting a newly arrived entrepreneur to establish a specialist agency to gain work in the horitculture industry for newly arrived migrants and refugees from African countries. High unemployment in this community was overcome by 'both ways' cross cultural negotiation skills.

Consultancy services

CCCID has facilitated the involvement of culturally diverse consultants from across the Asia Pacific region in roles such as facilitator, trainer, cultural awareness liaison and project managers.


Future SME plans

To share learning across different contexts, CCCID hopes to expand our networks with Asia Pacific organisations involved in similar projects and implement volunteering / internships program for students and trainees.

Our experience shows that advocacy and education with Government is vital to the design and resourcing of SME programs .

Further information

Please contact us for detailed information and pricing