SwitchMed provides Green Entrepreneurship training programme all over the MENA region

March 9, 2018
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Since the start of the programme, SwitchMed has been strengthening green entrepreneurs in 8 countries in order to support the transition to Circular Economy in the Mediterranean. Thanks to a full range of innovative tools and activities these trained entrepreneurs, women and men, learnt how to convert step by step your Green Business Ideas from different sectors into a sound and feasible Green Business Projects.

SwitchMed’s training in Green Entrepreneurship is one of the first highly qualified training programme in the southern Mediterranean countries. Those who joined on-site trainings sent a positive assessment with regard to the different impacts and opinions of the training: support, job creation, eco-entrepreneurship development and awareness of the importance of the green economy are included in the programme. In fact 83% of the participants rated it from “very good” to “good”.

SwitchMed has delivered already a Training Programme up to 1,619 entrepreneurs, into its eight target SwitchMed countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Among these trainees 710 were women representing 43% of total participants. A second round of on-site training will be implemented in 2018.


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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia