President Macron and Prime Minister Rutte meet Ghanaian entrepreneurs in Accra

December 2017

News

On Thursday 30 November, Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands and President Emmanuel Macron of France visited the Impact Hub in Accra to meet with young Ghanaian entrepreneurs. SNV took part in this visit, because of our role in the Ghana Climate Innovation Center (GCIC).

The visit by President Macron and Prime Minister Rutte started with a photo shoot with selected entrepreneurs who are supported by Dutch and French funded programmes.

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President Macron and Prime Minister Mark Rutte with the entrepreneurs ©G. Nartey

Funded by a grant from the Governments of Denmark and the Netherlands through the World Bank, and managed by a consortium comprising Ashesi University College, Ernst and Young, SNV and the United Nations University, the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) is a pioneering business incubator with a unique focus of developing SME ventures and entrepreneurs in Ghana’s ‘Green Economy’

Also read about Prim Minister Mark Rutte's meeting with representatives from the Family Health Hospital, a beneficiary of the SNV P2P project.

Expert

Maarten Kleijn

Focal Point Energy / Project Manager Climate Innovation Centre