About the eCommerce Acceleration Programme (eCAP)

The eCommerce Acceleration Programme (eCAP) contributes to the growth of the digital economy, and stimulates a dynamic entrepreneurship environment across the Arab region.

The programme empowers SMEs and launches business owners on a fast-track journey to help them transition into online selling.

Are you an Arab SME looking for an enrichment journey full of training, knowledge-sharing, coaching and networking opportunities? Then, this programme is for you!

Apply to eCAP before 20 April 2022!


Who can apply?

Interested SMEs will have to meet the following criteria:

- Have a working product or service that can be sold online

- Have an online presence on social media OR an existing website not fully optimized

- Ready to dedicate 1-2 team members to get the work done and enjoy the process along the way  

- Open to share additional information, during the online interview, to help organizers determine the best approach for support


What benefits do SMEs receive?

- Business and technical assistance

- One-year support and critical setup fees to build/optimize the online platform or sell on existing marketplaces

- One-on-one coaching

- Exposure and networking


Any questions?

For any inquiry related to eCAP, please contact the organizers at escwa-sme@un.org

Programme Timeline


Training and Coaching Timeline


Info Session to launch ESCWA eCommerce Acceleration Programme