The Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) has commenced a three-day regional trade show for products, services, and inventions of its green businesses project in the Ashanti Region.
The GrEEn Regional Tradeshow which commenced on Friday July 14, 2023 has one of SNV’s media partners, the Kumasi based OTEC 102.9 Fm holding all their onair programs at the venue to promote the show.
The show is part of the Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) Project, which the SNV is implementing in collaboration with the United Nations Capital Development Fund.
It is being funded by the European Union and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana.
About 63 Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), who are either enrolled or have graduated from SNV’s GrEEn Incubation and Acceleration Programmes, are exhibiting their products and services at the Kejetia New Market, veneu for this year’s show.
These programmes provide business advisory support to green and eco-inclusive businesses and entrepreneurs to use production methods that do not harm the environment, are eco-friendly or make use of waste materials.
The Regional Trade Show, a 3-day exhibition and dialogue is under the theme: Sustainable Trade Investment, the future for the Ghanaian Economy and its in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, GIZ Ghana, Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), and Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA). The 2023 GrEEn Regional Trade Show includes green businesses from SNV’s GrEEn Incubation and Acceleration Programme in the region who will be showcasing and exhibiting their products and services.
About SNV GrEEn Project
The Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) project is a four-year action from the European Union, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ghana, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF). The project aims at creating great ereconomic and employment opportunities for youth, women and returning migrants by promoting and supporting sustainable, green businesses in two selected regions in