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New project: Strengthening the cocoa and horticulture value chain in Ghana

MSM together with the Ghana Netherlands Business and Cultural Council (GNBCC) and consortium partners The Cocoa Value Addition Artisans Association of Ghana (COVAAAGH) and the Africa Trade Academy (ATA) will collaborate in a new project in Ghana

Successful project kick-off in Burundi to support youth entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector

On 25 August the new project Strengthening the appeal of a bright future in agriculture to youth through entrepreneurship and innovation officially started in Bujumbura, Burundi.

Launching iTATU – ideate, innovate and implement, an Industry-Academia Platform in Kenya

On Tuesday 25th July 2023 MSM launched the Industry-Academia Platform to the public. The launch served as the official unveiling of the brand name of the platform, namely “iTATU (3i)- ideate, Innovate, implement”.

Institutes capacitated to transform agriculture in Mozambique

MSM and its consortium partners worked on a project in Mozambique with a focus on promoting smart new technologies to increase and improve the agricultural production and to motivate young people and farmers in the region of Chimoio.

The steps taken towards local economic development in the Cauca region in Colombia

The Cauca Local Economic Development (CLED) project had the goal to promote sustainable peace and economic development by integrating entrepreneur / livelihood capacity building and peacebuilding activities in different project phases.

New Project: SOSAME: Improving mental health and psychosocial support services of medical staff in South Kivu working with women, girls, boys and men affected by SGBV

Maastricht School of Management (MSM) in consortium with Living Peace Institute (LPI) will start a new Nuffic Tailor-Made-Training Plus project with Centre Psychiatrique SOSAME in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

New project: Ecosystems for (self) employability in the horticulture sector in Tanzania

MSM in collaboration with the Tanzanian National Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (NACTVET) will start a new 1-year project with a focus on building Ecosystems for (self) employability in the horticulture sector.

New Project: Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the key to a bright future in agriculture for youth in Burundi

The potential returns of investing in young people are boundless in terms of food security, poverty reduction, employment generation, as well as peace and political stability.

New Project: Strengthening the sustainability of the Service, Innovation and Training Centres in Rwanda

MSM together with Rwanda Polytechnic will continue its collaboration to strengthen agricultural public private partnerships in Rwanda, through a new Nuffic Tailor-Made-Training Plus grant.

Developing and implementing effective strategies towards women entrepreneurship

“The programme was insightful as I was made aware that women entrepreneurship is more of an economic empowerment discussion rather than a gender discussion." - Ms. Ayoola Adetutu Oluruntola (Nigeria)