Within the framework of the project “SwitchMed Down the Nile”, implemented by the CEDARE – Center For Environment & Development For The Arab Region & Europe and MedWaves – The UNEP/MAP Regional Activity Centre for SCP (former SCP/RAC) and financed by the European Union, the Catalan Waste Agency and the Italian Governement, MedWaves and CEDARE are launching a call for applications for the benefit of eco-entrepreneurs: people with ideas for economic projects with an ecological or social impact. This call for applications is open to individuals and groups residing in the governorates of Egypt.
The objective of the training programme is to work in a practical way on the green business idea proposed by the selected eco-entrepreneurs. Through their participation in the training workshops, the eco-entrepreneurs will acquire the knowledge and tools necessary to transform their innovative idea into a green business model by improving their sustainability.
The training period is planned for the months of October and November 2022. The training program will be carried out over 5 days for green business models spread over a period of 4 to 6 weeks (entrepreneurs develop their green business models throughout this period).
This training is free of charges and will give the 16 best Green Business Models the opportunity to benefit from an incubation period, including technical support and mentoring services (planned from December 2022 to July 2023). Online tools: Entrepreneurs will benefit from the support of the online tools of the https://www.theswitchers.org/ platform to develop their green business model. Interactive and close support: Entrepreneurs will be in contact with the trainers and with other selected entrepreneurs and will be able to interact on the progress of their work with the trainers on the platform https://www.theswitchers.org/toolbox .
Applications will be open until end of September 2022 inclusive and you can apply on the following link Click Here