eC2: Market Study for a Business Plan Competition to promote Jobs Growth in the SME sector in Mozambique

Deadline: 06-Aug-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) greencompetitiveness

This market study will produce new information and data about the jobs growth potential and constraints faced by the Mozambican SMEs that will be of use to this project and more in general to the Lets Work Partners and other development programs working in the labor demand agenda in Mozambique.
The main objective of this consultancy is to estimate potential appetite of firms (SMEs) and entrepreneurs for a Business Plan Competition type of intervention, promoted under a project of the Government of Mozambique (supported by the World Bank)that seeks to increase empowerment, access to education, and employment opportunities for targeted youth. hence investment-retained in response to project interventions.
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Africa Climate Business Plan: Delivering on Climate Plan Promises


  • A new progress report shows Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria and several other African countries are successfully implementing climate resilience and low-carbon development recommendations outlined in the World Bank’s Africa Climate Business Plan
  • The plan, unveiled during the COP21 climate change conference in Paris, provides concrete actions to help African countries adapt to climate change and build up resilience to climate shocks
  • As of Nov 7, 2016, 19 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have ratified the Paris Agreement for carbon offsetting, and $3.6 billion from the International Development Association has been mobilized to help further the plan’s implementation

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