Business opportunities: Inspiring stories from the world of waste | Report (EN, FR)
EJOM – L’emploi des jeunes crée des opportunités, ici au Mali is a 4 year project funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by a consortium of four organizations: SNV (lead), APEJ, ICCO and WASTE. EJOM has three specific objectives:
1) Contribute to the self-employment and employment of young people (especially women and disadvantaged groups) in the horticulture, waste management, agro-food and handcraft.
2) Promote the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to contribute to the employment of young people (especially women and disadvantaged people) in the sectors of horticulture, waste management, agro-food and handcrafts.
3) Contribute to the creation of a financial and educational environment favorable to the employment of young people.
This catalog offers examples of entrepreneurs who have successfully realized their business idea in waste management. The examples come from several sectors and several African countries.