This manual aims to be a practical guide with useful information for entrepreneurs, who are willing to start a green business. Firstly, it offers a short explanation of available green technologies and green services that make business sense. Secondly, it outlines the types of skills and expertise needed to start a business in the identified green technologies and services, also identifying the specific professions/occupations required. Finally, it provides an internet link for further practical research and information. Consequently, this guide is divided into sectors in which Green Business can be created, including renewable energy, agriculture, forestry and fisheries, waste management and recycling, construction, nature and eco-tourism, efficiency technologies for energy, material, and water.

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Organization: ILO, Youth Entrepreneurship Facility Africa

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Industry, Energy, Water, Mitigation, Green Jobs/Economy, Technology, Capacity Development

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2013

Language: English