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Access to finance in Morocco: participate to this call for applications

Access to finance in Morocco: participate to this call for applications

Are you based in Morocco, you want to improve your communication skills and raise funds for your eco-innovative project? the SwitchMed program, funded by the European Union, offers you a free coaching session on access to finance in Morocco. Participate and you will have the opportunity to meet investors. Apply before July 20, 2018.

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SwitchMed promotes sustainable production practices in the paint industry

SwitchMed promotes sustainable production practices in the paint industry

SCP/RAC is carrying out a conference and a small scale trade fair for the substitution of lead in paint in Tunisia, on the 19th and 20th of June 2018. The conference will present good practices in SCP and discuss alternatives to lead in industrial paint, as well as strategies to introduce alternatives safely and efficiently. Participants will have also the chance to meet international paint producers and suppliers in the B2B area, to identify business and cooperation opportunities that will enable stakeholders to adopt sustainable production practices.

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in May 2018 is the Jerusalem Urban Wildlife Initiative, managing Gazelle Valley Park and the Jerusalem Bird Observatory (JBO). These two sites are shifting the relationship between people and nature. The national initiative is a partnership lead by the Ministry of the Environment, the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI), more than 45 municipalities, and the Beracha Foundation.

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SWITCH programmes will bring you green solutions led by women from the Mediterranean, Asia and Africa during the EDD 2018

SWITCH programmes will bring you green solutions led by women from the Mediterranean, Asia and Africa during the EDD 2018

During the European Development Days (EDD 2018), taking place at Tour & Taxis on 5-6 June 2018 in Brussels, all SWITCH Programmes will showcase how we empower women in green business development to promote sustainable lifestyles and an inclusive green economy. Visit us at stand 76 in the EDD global village!

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MED TEST II reveals the hidden potential for resource efficiency in Morocco’s industry

MED TEST II reveals the hidden potential for resource efficiency in Morocco’s industry

The EU funded SwitchMed - MED TEST II project, has since 2015 demonstrated the business case of how to produce with less resources at a lower cost in 20 Moroccan industries. On the 10th of May, results from these demonstrations were presented, revealing remarkable results both for the business and for the environment.

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Lebanese Green startups meet investors a second time

Lebanese Green startups meet investors a second time

On 5 June 2018, eight green start-ups will pitch their business idea in front of investors with the chance to access to funds and drive their venture success.

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Morocco is committed to tackling Marine Litter.

Morocco is committed to tackling Marine Litter.

The forum in Rabat held on May 10th, approached alternatives to single-use plastic bags and ways to improve collection and recycling of beverage packaging.

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Call on all innovators to beat Plastic Pollution!

Call on all innovators to beat Plastic Pollution!

Solar Impulse Foundation and UN Environment call on all Green Entrepreneurs to submit their solutions to end Plastic Pollution. Join the challenge before May 15th!

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Win up to 50.000 € while making our planet greener thanks to the Famae Research challenge!

Win up to 50.000 € while making our planet greener thanks to the Famae Research challenge!

Good news for researchers from public and private laboratories, the Famae Research Prize postpones its deadline until June 10th! Join the competition and submit your solution to reduce urban waste.

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Industries in Morocco make a bid for resource efficiency

Industries in Morocco make a bid for resource efficiency

On the 10 of May, results from SwitchMed’s MED TEST II project will be presented on a national dissemination event in Rabat. Savings, investment opportunities and best practices from the participating companies will be presented to government officials, industry stakeholders, the Delegation of the European Union to Morocco, and interested businesses. This event will be an excellent opportunity for businesses interested in producing more with less.

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