In August 2021, A Rocha Ghana and partners opened a call for Climate-smart Green Business initiatives that build climate change resilience and achieve landscape restoration by reducing firewood and Charcoal production related deforestation and improve access to renewable biomass energy.
Training and consultations sessions have since been held for finalists of the MoMo4C Business Call. The participants were also privileged to go on an exchanged visit to Zaacoal Limited―a renewable energy company which produces clean, long burning and high heat charcoal from coconut waste.
A Rocha Ghana produced a video about their visit to Zaacoal Limited.
After a seven-month intensive scrutiny of proposals and applications, we are happy to announce that Tai Pana Limited, a sole proprietorship enterprise has won first place in the maiden edition of the Mobilising More for Climate (MoMo4C) Business Call targeted at the Mole Ecological Landscape in the Savannah Region of Ghana.
On 22 February 2022, a major step forward was taken in Ketapang, West Kalimantan, that allowed local climate-friendly and community-based enterprises to show their products to policy makers and potential investors and customers. And importantly, these producers of handicrafts, organic fertilizers, fruits, vegetables and mushrooms - winners of a new business competition - also shared what they need to expand.
After launching the first call for business proposals WWF is pleased to announce a major milestone in the progress of the Mobilising More for Climate program (MoMo4C) in Cameroon.
Over one hundred local businesses have responded to the local call for proposals for Mobilising More for Climate (MoMo4C) from Ngoyla and Yokadouma councils in Cameroon. How can these entrepreneurs help preserve biodiversity and nature in their home country? Roberty Essama, WWF Cameroon, tells us about the priority themes for impact entrepreneurs.
In an effort to stimulate the development of climate-friendly community businesses in Ketapang District, West Kalimantan Province, Tropenbos Indonesia has organized a series of climate friendly and community-based business competition activities. Starting from the pre-selection and training stage of making a business plan, the competition resulted in 5 business cases. The finalists received technical assistance to implement their business plans.