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HORTI-GREEN

The HORTI-GREEN project, entitled Inclusive Green Horticultural Processing Sector in Kenya (ENV/2017/391-383), is an action implemented by Fundación SUSTALDE (SUSTALDE, Spain, Coordinator), University of Nairobi (UoN, Kenya, partner), Consumer Information Network (CIN, Kenya, partner) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS, Kenya, partner).

The action was awarded a grant under the Switch Africa Green Programme, which is co-financed by the European Union.

The HORTI-GREEN project, which has an overall duration of 42 months, aims to foster the adoption of SCP practices in the Kenyan horticultural processing industry in order to support the transformation towards an inclusive green economy which generates growth, creates jobs and reduces poverty. To achieve this overall objective, the action is specifically aimed at equipping Kenyan Horticultural Processing MSMEs, eco-entrepreneurs and business service providers with the necessary knowledge and tools to promote and adopt SCP practices and seize green economy opportunities.

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17/07/2019
» Open Call: Technical assistance to MSMEs for the development of Green Business Plan

The HORTI-GREEN project is looking for external service providers to give technical assistance to selected MSMEs to define, structure and write a green business plan for Sustainable Consumption and Production investments, to train them on sales pitches and on negotiation with financing institutions, and finally to organize 3 B2B meetings between MSMEs and financing authorities.

If you are a service provider this is your opportunity to enhance the access to finance to Kenyan MSMEs.

Please find here all the documents for the call: - Compressed with 7-Zip (.7z) HERE.

The call is open until the 18th of August 2019 More information at hortigreenkenya@gmail.com.

17/07/2019
» Supporting the transition towards an inclusive green economy

In order to exchange on the green finance for MSMEs subject, 16 financing institutions attended on July 16, 2019 to the HORTI-GREEN "Supporting the transition towards an inclusive Green economy" event at the Hotel Emerald in Westlands, Nairobi.

The meeting was facilitated by Andrew Omariba head of business development at the Kenya Agribusiness and Agroindustry Alliance.

The HORTI-GREEN consortium was represented by Samson Butichi from KEBS.

Thank you all for your participation and for the very interesting exchange

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