GEC member SEED takes 2015 Africa Symposium to Kenya

 9-10th September 2015, Nairobi

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Traders sell their wares in a market in Dakar, Senegal. Image: BobbiLe Ndiaye / Flickr

Join GEC member SEED at the 'SEED Africa Symposium 2015' on 9-10 September 2015 in Nairobi – a unique forum for businesses, policy makers, civil society and support institutions working to foster the growth of the green economy. 

The SEED Africa Symposium is a unique forum for businesses, policy makers, civil society and support institutions to share their knowledge and experience, explore partnerships, and develop solutions to stimulate the growth of social and green entrepreneurship. The event is organised by SEED in cooperation with a variety of international and local partners.

Under the theme “Building Bridges for Impact: Green and Inclusive Growth through Entrepreneurship”, around 500 delegates will examine emerging trends in the green and entrepreneurship space, and look into ways to amplify the impact of social and eco enterprises.

Special attention will also be given to the role of eco-entrepreneurship in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Prof Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Kenya will open the Symposium.

SEED Africa Symposium 2015 highlights:

  • High-level panel discussions, inspiring keynotes, and a series of hands-on workshops for entrepreneurs, practitioners, policy makers and investors. 
  • The South South Exhibition which will showcase more than 50 innovative social and eco-enterprises from key sectors of the Green Economy
  • SEED International Awards Ceremony with the celebration of the 2015 SEED Award Winners - innovative start-up enterprises that offer sustainable and scalable solutions to social and environmental challenges
  • A variety of networking, learning and matchmaking opportunities throughout the two days of the event
  • And much more …!

Further information about the SEED Africa Symposium 2015 and regular updates about the programme are available at www.seed.uno/symposium

Members of the Green Economy Coalition can benefit from a special 50% discount - click here to register and use the promotion code 'SEEDASGEC'   If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the SEED Team at symposium@seed.uno

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