Buchanan — The United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP) has for the second 12 months launched its Progress Accelerator Visioning Boot Camp for Agriculture Cooperatives.
On Thursday, UNDP Liberia and its companions iCampus and Accountability Lab with coverage assist from the Ministry of Commerce launched the second version of its boot camp in Buchanan metropolis, Grand Bassa County.
The Progress Accelerator Liberia is a UNDP and the Authorities of Liberia initiative underneath the livelihood, employment creation, and accelerating impactful For-profit ventures throughout the fifteen counties of Liberia.
The CEO of iCampus Luther Jeke talking on the opening session of the boot camp mentioned the boot camp over the subsequent three days will probably be used for intense enterprise improvement coaching and assist scale cooperatives and as properly empowers native entrepreneurs.
He mentioned the expansion Accelerator Liberia Programme is a enterprise and agricultural cooperative accelerator, concentrating on, impactful, revolutionary ventures and cooperatives throughout Liberia in all industries.
In line with him, the programme targets post-revenue companies and cooperatives to help them to scale and develop with a mix of co-financing grant as much as US$40,000 and as properly present mentorship and technical help.
“The three days will probably be used for studying, sharing and networking between the ten semi-finalists from Nimba, Lofa and Montserrado converging to discover ways to enhance their native companies via the boot camp,” he mentioned.
UNDP Liberia Program crew chief Dosla Facarthy for his half lauded iCampus CEO and prolonged greetings on behalf of UNDP resident consultant, including that entrepreneurship is a elementary a part of development and improvement in Liberia.
He mentioned the undertaking is ready to incorporate eight post-revenue MSMEs and 5 agriculture cooperatives and supply entrepreneurs which might be impact-driven with enterprise improvement coaching, mentorship, and entry to funding that can allow them to develop and scale.