Business Assistance Fiji is a company limited by guarantee whose members are:
Deepak S . Prasad
Business Service Manager – BLP
Business Development Officer
Salote Madanavosa Bola
Project Support Officer
Supporting economic growth through development of the MSME sector.
To meet the needs of the MSME sector in Fiji through the provision of high-quality business information, advice, and tailored business development services.
Develop MSME businesses by providing advisory services, trainings and easily accessible funding options
Collect, analyse, and communicate economic, statistical, and other information relating to the development of MSME’s
Participate and contribute actively in the policy-making for MSME development in Fiji
Promote the development of start-up businesses and encourage women, youth and other differently abled groups to participate in business activities
Represent the interests of all MSME’s in Fiji at national and international forums
Liaise with donor agencies, government agencies and other financial institutions to secure funding opportunities for BAF
Actively participate in MSME related programmes
Develop plans and procedures with the Fijian Government to improve the business regulatory environment
Collaborate with local, foreign agencies and NGO to provide a platform for MSME’s to network and communicate ideas for the improvement of the different sectors
Identify potential export markets and establish links to create pathways for MSME’s
Trustworthy & reliable
Well-connected & Collaboration
Professional & Knowledgeable
Exceptional Customer Service
Biz Info Centre
A physical and online hub for business information and services in Fiji.
Business Diagnostic, Referral & Support Services
Accurate of business needs, business advice referrals, and subsidized business support services.
Business Compliance Support
Financial assistance and expertise for MSMEs to comply with tax and other statutory requirements.
Business Basics Training & Workshops
Workshops and training covering the tools, skills, and knowledge MSMEs need to succeed.
An annual conference addressing MSME issues.
Climate Change Adaptation
Promoting sustainability and resilience building of the private sector to climate change by implementing environmentally friendly and viable business practices.
Access to Finance
Support to prepare proposals and facilitate the supply of finance.