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About ANDE
A global network of organizations that propel entrepreneurship in developing economies.

ANDE members provide critical financial, educational, and business support services to small and growing businesses (SGBs) based on the conviction that SGBs create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth, and produce environmental and social benefits. Ultimately, we believe that SGBs can help lift countries out of poverty.

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2023 Annual Conference

Registration and agenda session submissions are open for the ANDE 2023 Annual Conference in Accra, Ghana! The conference will be hosted at the Labadi Beach Hotel from September 12-14.

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ANDE’s Latest Research Maps the Market Potential for Green SGBs in Kenya and India

ANDE is pleased to announce two new research reports on green entrepreneurship in Kenya and India. The research, developed with support from the IKEA Foundation, showcases the state of green entrepreneurship in each country and explores key themes across eleven sectors, including sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, sustainable transportation, and more. The report includes deep dives into key sector business models, case studies of successful ventures, estimated market potential through 2030, and an overview of key challenges and opportunities for green entrepreneurship in each country.

Read the Kenya Report here and the India Report here.

Short on time? Read the executive summaries (available via the links above) or check out our blog posts on key findings from the research: Kenya blog post and India blog post.

ANDE Updates

In this blog post, we are proud to introduce the Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture (ISA) project of Swisscontact Cambodia. The ISA project is financed by the Happel Foundation, the Symphasis Foundation, and the Leopold Bachmann Foundation among other donors. As part of the Swisscontact Development Programme, it is co-financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).

COVID-19 and the SGB sector

Given the importance of SGBs to economic growth and job creation, supporting these businesses must be a critical part of the global recovery. To support our members and the overall SGB sector during the ongoing crisis, ANDE is working to understand and meet our members’ evolving needs, providing relevant resources and a platform for sharing adaptation strategies.

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