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#SDGAction446
Empower 5000 women entrepreneurs in green economy businesses in Africa
Description/achievement of initiative

Creating, upgrading and or supporting 5000 women-owned green economy businesses in clean energy, clean water, waste management or sustainable agriculture in Africa (to begin Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, tbd)

Implementation methodologies

Work with partners who 1) have women networks; 2) provide entrepreneurial, mentoring and business training; 3) have ecofriendly products/services; 4) provide financing to launch, upgrade and support women owned green businesses

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

CXCatalysts, International Trade Centre, UNDP, UN Foundation Global Alliance for Cookstoves, BPW, Wonderbag, Toyola Group, Greif
Updates to initiatives
2013
1000 women green business owners
2014
1000 women green business owners
2015
1500 women green business owners
2016
1500 women green business owners
Staff / Technical expertise
1-3 people
In-kind contribution
products to be piloted

SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Updates
#SDGAction446
Basic information
Time-frame: - 2016
Partners
CXCatalysts, International Trade Centre, UNDP, UN Foundation Global Alliance for Cookstoves, BPW, Wonderbag, Toyola Group, Greif
Countries
Contact information
Tess Mateo, Managing Director, tmateo@cxcatalysts.com
United Nations