AgExport Hoy: Inviting MSMEs to Accelerate Their Innovation

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AgExport Hoy: Inviting MSMEs to Accelerate Their Innovation

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:00am

CAMPAIGN: Capacity Building

CONTENT: Article

La Red de Innovación e Impacto, un proyecto financiado por el Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, lanzó El Poder de Crecer, un concurso que busca identificar y premiar a organizaciones que están empoderando micro emprendimientos en Centroamérica.

El Poder de Crecer: Concurso Impulsado por La Red de Innovación e Impacto selecciona candidatos innovadores para que unan fuerzas con los actuales miembros de La Red (Alumni) con el fin de:

  • Acelerar la innovación y la creación de empleos en microempresas centroamericanas en los sectores de agricultura, agroindustria y textil;
  • Construir la capacidad de expansión de las microempresas hacia nuevos mercados regionales e internacionales, con un enfoque en el mercado estadounidense; y,
  • Generar prosperidad económica para toda Centroamérica.

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About Power to Grow

Power to Grow: The Innovation Challenge Fueled By La Red de Innovación e Impacto aims to support micro-enterprises by creating partnerships between mission-aligned organizations and current La Red member companies. Power to Grow selects innovative organizations to join forces with La Red companies (Alumni) towards: accelerating innovation and job creation opportunities for Central American micro-enterprises in the agriculture, agro-industry, and textiles sectors; building capacity of micro-enterprises to expand to new regional and international markets, with a focus on the U.S. market; and, generating economic prosperity across Central America. Awardees will receive a comprehensive support package, up to $43,000 to promote their solution, and partnership with a current member of La Red de Innovación e Impacto working towards the same goal. Visit powertogrow.wec.org to learn more and apply.

About La Red

The U.S. Department of State has funded the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée (Baastel), and RioSlum Studio, to select organizations who are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. The Program, La Red de Innovación e Impacto (La Red), was established in 2014 and is a collection of 30 innovative solutions from 11 countries in the region.

About World Environment Center

WEC is an independent, global non-profit, non-advocacy organization that advances sustainable development through the business practices and operations of its member companies and in partnership with governments, multilateral organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities and other stakeholders. WEC’s mission is to promote business and societal value by advancing solutions to sustainable development-related problems.

About Le Groupe-conseil baastel ltée

Baastel is recognized for its quality services in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Results-based Management (RBM), strategic planning, project and program management, and building individual and institutional capacity in these areas. Baastel’s outstanding reputation in the field is built on a record of international and national successes, and expertise that is backed by attention to detail, quality, transparency and neutrality.

About RioSlum Studio

RioSlum Studio offers branding, design, messaging, and strategy services to daring companies with bold vision. We build compelling brands that evoke emotion, demand attention, and attract business. We launched RioSlum Studio to ensure all companies, from one-person startups to global corporations, have access to the high-quality branding and communications services they need to command global attention.

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Elysa Neumann
+1 (774) 275-4836
RioSlum Studio
Keywords: Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Energy | Environment | Innovation & Technology | Media & Communications | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Responsible Production & Consumption | Social Impact & Volunteering | Supply Chain & the Circular Economy | World Environment Center | sustainability

CAMPAIGN: Capacity Building

CONTENT: Article