Using biotechnology, entrepreneur Lidia Díaz from the Dominican Republic sets out to conquer the frozen vegan food market. In a creative manner, she caters to the needs of conscious consumers who care for their health and the environment – and at the same time supports her local community. Read...
The in-depth digital knowledge platform of the International Trade Centre explores export development and trade issues in developing and least developed countries. The contributions focus on trade promotion and export development as part of the International Trade Centre’s technical cooperation programme with developing countries and economies in transition.
A tree-to-bar chocolate brand from the Philippines gives back to community while achieving success in European markets.
As a young person, figuring out what to do with your life is never an easy task. Even more so for young women in least developed economies. This is the inspiring story of Naila Sakandé from Burkina Faso who weaved her way to financial independence – and has big dreams.
Pinphet Phongsouli not only made drip coffee popular in her hometown of Pakse, but is also a café owner, the first Lao woman to be certified as Q grader, and a Robusta and Arabica coffee producer.
How do you keep solar power running after the panels have been installed? You only need the right maintenance, says civil engineer Douglas Baguma from Uganda. His company Innovex offers cloud-based IoT solutions that could spur the continent’s use of solar power.
With her will and vision, Kenyan entrepreneur Yvonne Otieno maintains sustainable production practices.
Riding the boom in organic products, Bouchra Masrour has carved out a niche in Tunisia’s cosmetics industry. She grows the ingredients, makes the products, and sells them. Now, she’s ready to export.
What do you get when you mix passion for sustainable waste management with innovative minds? Recycle X. The start-up company wants to revolutionize the construction industry. And they are on a promising path to achieving just that.