A new partnership to recruit and nurture the next generation of talented mobile entrepreneurs in the Caribbean is being launched today in Jamaica by the World Bank Group, its global entrepreneurship program infoDev, and the University of the West Indies (UWI)
Vietnamese firms are invited to showcase their innovative, clean-tech solutions to combat climate change
Hanoi, Vietnam, May 12, 2014 - Vietnamese startups and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in clean energy and climate technology sectors are invited to submit their business ideas in a contest organized by the soon-to-be launched Vietnam Climate Innovation Center.
For the fourth consecutive year, infoDev, a global entrepreneurship program in the World Bank Group shows its support by being a sponsor of PIVOT East 2014. infoDev supports growth-oriented entrepreneurs through creative and path-breaking venture enablers such as innovation hubs, incubation centers and other business accelerators.
New Climate Innovation Center launched to jumpstart clean-tech and climate-smart agriculture ventures in Ethiopia
A new World Bank–supported business hub, the Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC), was launched on March 27, 2014 in Addis Ababa to support pioneering clean technology enterprises that address climate change while creating jobs and improving livelihoods.
Freeport, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 27 January 2014 — A new World Bank–supported business hub, inaugurated here today, will support the growing number of clean energy and climate technology ventures in the Caribbean region. The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), first of its kind in the region, will help reduce the significant threats posed by climate change through the creation of new green businesses.
Media invite: infoDev/World Bank and international partners inaugurate new Caribbean Climate Innovation Center
The newly established Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC), an initiative of the World Bank’s infoDev, will be officially inaugurated on 27 January by Jamaica’s Minister of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, the Hon. Phillip Paulwell, His Excellency Gérard Latulippe, High Commissioner for Canada to Trinidad and Tobago and the Minister of Planning and Sustainable Development of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr the Hon. Bhoendradatt Tewarie.
Media invite: World Bank-supported exhibit and workshop displays Kenya’s 30 most innovative green businesses
A World Bank-supported exhibition and workshop on December 9th displaying Kenya’s most innovative entrepreneurs in the field of renewable energy, climate-smart agriculture and water management, will show the successes of Kenya’s Climate Innovation Center, the first of its kind in the world.