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Boosting Green Employment and
Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana

Unlocking Africa's potential towards a GrEEn and Circular Economy.

Some Impacts of the GrEEn Project

The GrEEn Project has impacted several individuals and businesses in Ghana's Green Economy. See some below.

Specific Objectives.


To support the transition of communities and local economies towards a green and climate-resilient development pathway


To improve the employability and entrepreneurship capabilities of beneficiaries by matching them with market opportunities


To create a local enabling environment that supports youth (self-)employment and the growth of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)

About GrEEn

Four-year Action

Implemented by SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and the United Nations Capital Development Fund.


Complement the efforts of the European Green Deal by unlocking Africa’s potential towards a green and circular economy.


In partnership with EU, with funding of EUR 20 million from the European Union Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa.

Key Targets.

The key targets of the GrEEn project are the following


Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies have transitioned to green and climate resilient local economies


Decent and sustainable jobs created by MSMEs for youth, women and returning migrants


Youth, women and returning migrants have developed self-employment opportunities


Youth, women, and returning migrants added to the Financial Inclusion ecosystem

Opportunities For Youth Employment.

Under the Opportunities for Youth Employment (OYE), GrEEn facilitates internships and job placements, hosts interactive and expert-led green job fairs and supports start-ups through ideation and business plan competitions.


To prepare service recipients adequately and effectively for the world of work, capacitate them in areas of basic entrepreneurship.


Prospective entrepreneurs are matched to seasoned entrepreneurs for hand-support and coaching.


Various financing options are made available to service recipients through crowd funding among others.

Find Jobs in the GrEEn Ecosystem

See the latest jobs in the GrEEn ecosystem.

Social Facilitation & Extension Officer At MIRO Forestry Ghana

Accra, Greater Accra Region​

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Project Manager At MDF West Africa Limited

Accra, Greater Accra Region​

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Operations Manager, Livestock & Upcycling At KNUST

Kumasi - Ashanti Region

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The GrEEn Project aims to support local economies through the creation and sustainability of green jobs.


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Unlocking Africa's potential towards a GrEEn and circular economy.