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Yemen replicates a Bangladeshi e-commerce aggregator platform


Published : 24 May 2022 08:15 PM

Yemen has replicated ekShop, an innovative e-commerce aggregator platform developed by Bangladesh’s a2i, to provide online market solutions for MSMEs in urban, semi-rural, and rural areas.  UNDP Yemen introduced the first business-to-business (B2B), and business-to-customer (B2C) platform ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ which is a replication of Bangladesh’s established e-commerce model ekShop at a virtual event held on Monday. 

The ekShop, an e-commerce aggregation initiative of a2i which is implemented by the Cabinet Division and the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and supported by UNDP Bangladesh ekShop. Yemen replicates ekShop as the third country following the successful deployments in South Sudan and Turkey. 

UNDP Yemen, a2i, UNDP Bangladesh, and Vibrafone (a private telecommunications company in Yemen) jointly developed the e-commerce aggregator platform ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ to pave the way for effective knowledge and expertise transfer between the countries.

The newly launched ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ platform aimed to develop an awareness of the new e-commerce platform and introduce the micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs and private sector personnel to e-Commerce strategies and best practices in Yemen. 

Among others, UNDP Bangladesh’s Resident Representative Sudipto Mukerjee, UNDP Yemen’s Resident Representative Auke Lootsma, UNDP Yemen’s Project Manager Arvind Kumar, Mastercard Bangladesh’s Country Manager Syed Mohammad Kamal, a2i’s Project Manager Md. Mazedul Islam and Chief Executive Officer of Vibrafone Ibrahim Alshami spoke at the soft launch.

A panel discussion on E-commerce: Promising Prospect for the Business Community was also held headed by panelists and speakers from UNDP Yemen, UNDP Bangladesh, and Yemeni private sector participants following the launching event. 

E-commerce Specialist of a2i of Bangladesh Rezwanul Haque Jami moderated the panel discussion while CEO of Vibrafone Ibrahim Alshami, National Consultant a2i Bangladesh Md Sahariar Hasan Jiisun were also present as the panelists among others.

commerce aggregator platform developed by Bangladesh’s a2i, to provide online market solutions for MSMEs in urban, semi-rural, and rural areas. 

UNDP Yemen introduced the first business-to-business (B2B), and business-to-customer (B2C) platform ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ which is a replication of Bangladesh’s established e-commerce model ekShop at a virtual event held on Monday. 

The ekShop, an e-commerce aggregation initiative of a2i which is implemented by the Cabinet Division and the Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and supported by UNDP Bangladesh ekShop. Yemen replicates ekShop as the third country following the successful deployments in South Sudan and Turkey. 

UNDP Yemen, a2i, UNDP Bangladesh, and Vibrafone (a private telecommunications company in Yemen) jointly developed the e-commerce aggregator platform ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ to pave the way for effective knowledge and expertise transfer between the countries.

The newly launched ‘Yemeni Dükkan’ platform aimed to develop an awareness of the new e-commerce platform and introduce the micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs and private sector personnel to e-Commerce strategies and best practices in Yemen. 

Among others, UNDP Bangladesh’s Resident Representative Sudipto Mukerjee, UNDP Yemen’s Resident Representative Auke Lootsma, UNDP Yemen’s Project Manager Arvind Kumar, Mastercard Bangladesh’s Country Manager Syed Mohammad Kamal, a2i’s Project Manager Md. Mazedul Islam and Chief Executive Officer of Vibrafone Ibrahim Alshami spoke at the soft launch.

A panel discussion on E-commerce: Promising Prospect for the Business Community was also held headed by panelists and speakers from UNDP Yemen, UNDP Bangladesh, and Yemeni private sector participants following the launching event. 

E-commerce Specialist of a2i of Bangladesh Rezwanul Haque Jami moderated the panel discussion while CEO of Vibrafone Ibrahim Alshami, National Consultant a2i Bangladesh Md Sahariar Hasan Jiisun were also present as the panelists among others.