Stakeholders Committed to Accelerate Green Economic Development during ProGED Project Closing Event

website-picGreen champions, green practitioners and enablers of greening of MSMEs gathered together to celebrate the achievements of the ProGED Project and sustain its gains beyond the project life.   During the the ProGED Closing Event, held at the Marco Polo Hotel on 25 October 2016, results of the project were showcased, recognition were given to the men and women behind the project achievements and discussed how the greening initiatives started by the project will be used as springboard to accelerate green economic development.… read more »

ProGED Project bracing up for Closing Event on 25 October 2016

The ProGED project is bracing up for its closing event on 25 October 2016, at the Marco Polo Hotel.  Project implementers and green practitioners coming from 30 provinces of the Philippines, covering 7 regions, will come together to celebrate the achievements of the project and to commit to accelerate green economic development beyond the project life.… read more »

Promotion of Green Economic Development Continues Beyond ProGED Project Closing in 2016

In preparation for project closing, the ProGED Project conducted an End of Project Evaluation (PEV), looking into the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) criteria for evaluation, namely, relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability.  The PEV was conducted on 19 June to 1 July 2016 by a team of three experts led by Ms Sabine Schacknat, an external consultant based in Germany.… read more »

Guideline for Organizing Workshops to Green the Tourism Value Chain now Ready for Downloading!

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Good news for those who are interested in tourism development!  A guideline for organizing workshops to green tourism value chains, prepared by Nanda Ritsma of GIZ ProGED Project and Eike Otto, a tourism development consultant based in Germany, is now electronically published in the ProGED website.… read more »

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UNDP GENEVA AND IMPACT HUB LAUNCH A JOINT INITIATIVE HIGHLIGHTING THE ROLE OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO ACCELERATE THE SDGs

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GENEVA/PHILIPPINES– July  25, 2016: UNDP and Impact Hub are joining forces to launch the #Accelerate2030 platform aimed at supporting and promoting the most promising impact-driven ventures across the globe who focus on tackling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).read more »

A Public Private Collaboration for MSME Development

mou signing 1The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Philippine government agency primarily mandated to promote economic development of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE), a private sector initiative with a nationwide, huge outreach supporting the country through entrepreneurship development and creating an entrepreneurial culture, thus, shaping MSMEs into competitive businesses with the right mindset and know-how. … read more »

The Mesopartner Academy 2016 is now accepting enrolees!

The annual Summer Academy of Mesopartner has become an important capacity-building event for economic development practitioners around the world. The 2016 event will be the 12th Summer Academy and the fifth to be held in Berlin.

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for short announcement or open http://www.mesopartner.com/capacity-building/academy/ for more details.… read more »