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More Switchers to set off for a Green Mediterranean Journey

More Switchers to set off for a Green Mediterranean Journey

The second and last phase of the SwitchMed Green Business Development Model training started in August in 7 Mediterranean countries.

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SwitchMed Green Ventures Synergy Workshop

SwitchMed Green Ventures Synergy Workshop

Egypt's Green Entrepreneurs, Environmental Grassroots Initiatives & NGOs are advancing towards Social Eco-Innovation. This synergy workshop aims to bring together key stakeholders to discuss assets, challenges and concrete measures and instruments to promote green entrepreneurship and the role of CSOs as sustainable lifestyle pioneers in their region , as well as provide an opportunity for networking and exposure for green initiatives. Join us in the Greek Campus, in October 1st 2018.

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Discover the Finance Toolkit

Discover the Finance Toolkit

A practical toolkit for Green Entrepreneurs to better access to finance in the MENA Region. Discover, in 4 easy steps, the right funding strategy for your green project.

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20 case studies to prevent the use of toxic chemicals

20 case studies to prevent the use of toxic chemicals

The new publication intends to inspire and provide practical indications to phase out toxic chemicals in the Mediterranean region.

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in September 2018 is the Jordanian movement called "Eco Hikers", which consist of people meeting every weekend to go on a hike and collect garbage. While picking up trash is a main goal of Eco Hikers, people from diverse backgrounds enjoy language and cultural exchange.

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A key meeting for the valorization of dates in Algeria

A key meeting for the valorization of dates in Algeria

On September 18, 2018, the National Center for Cleaner Production Technologies and the Regional Activity Center for Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP / RAC), organize a capitalization workshop of the SwitchMed pilot project with the family business RIMA DATES in the field of valorization of dates and sorting waste of dates. The workshop will take place at AZ hotel Vieux Kouba, Algiers. The objective of this workshop is to identify the achievements of this pilot project, and to examine the potential of sharing and extending the experience of valorization of dates to other regions and production clusters. Join us there !

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Switcher of the Month

Switcher of the Month

Our Switcher of the month in August 2018 is the Lebanese guesthouse Beit el Batroun, a charming and refined countryside retreat on the coast- just 40 minutes from Beirut, created and run by Colette Kahil.

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The substitution of lead in industrial anticorrosive paints in Tunisia: lessons learned and recommendations for the future

The substitution of lead in industrial anticorrosive paints in Tunisia: lessons learned and recommendations for the future

Several experts and commercial representatives gathered in Tunis to exchange experiences and recommendations regarding the opportunities and challenges to promote sustainable alternatives to lead-based paint in Tunisia. The initiative has been implemented within the policy component of the EU funded programme SwitchMed.

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SwitchMed Synergy Workshop in Palestine: shaping together the future green economy in the country

SwitchMed Synergy Workshop in Palestine: shaping together the future green economy in the country

Civil society organizations, green entrepreneurs and public stakeholders gathered to discuss the challenges for a more sustainable development agenda in Palestine, under the framework of SwitchMed. 80 participants representing almost 70 organizations, contributed to define the green economy sector development in that country, and to identify drivers and opportunities to improve its performance.

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Jordan: free coaching session on access to finance

Jordan: free coaching session on access to finance

Are you a green entrepreneur?Are you interested in free of charge coaching sessions on improving your business to increase the possibility to access to finance? Then apply by the 19th of August 2018. The best-trained companies will have the chance to introduce their business to potential investors during a one to one meeting.

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