• Submitted by: International Federation of Business and Professional Women
  • Primary SD area: Green jobs-social inclusion
  • Keywords: entrepreneurship, partnership, capacity building, women empowerment, cookstove, water, clean energy, sustainable livelihoods
  • Location: Wyckoffckoff
  • Date of completion: 1 Jan 2000
  • More information

Deliverables & Resources
Empower 5000 women entrepreneurs in green economy businesses in Africa

Organization(s) making commitment

CXCatalysts, International Trade Centre, UNDP, UN Foundation Global Alliance for Cookstoves, BPW, Wonderbag, Toyola Group, Greif

Achievement of Commitment

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)

How this will be achieved

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

Deliverable Date
1000 women green business owners 2013
1000 women green business owners 2014
1500 women green business owners 2015
1500 women green business owners 2016

Resources devoted to delivery
Type Details
In-kind contribution products to be piloted
Staff / Technical expertise 1-3 people
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