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Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Business Incubation in Ghana

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IN-COUNTRY PANEL DISCUSSION

Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons Learned from Business Incubation in Ghana

Wednesday 6th April 2022 at Innohub premises, Accra, from 10:00 am (Hybrid Event)

  1. Background

Innohub, in the partnership with the Nkafu Policy Institute, a Think tank at the Denis and Lenora Foretia Foundation, is implementing a two-year (2021-2022) project. Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), this project is entitled: “Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development in sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons learned from business incubation in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, and Ghana”. The main objective is to map the business incubation practices in these countries and see how these contribute to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4, 5, 8, 9, 13 and therefore promote social entrepreneurship. Following the in-country workshop held on 26 November, 2021, during which the draft data collection tools were presented to different stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, five data collection tools were finalized for business support structures, ecosystem enablers, capital providers, social entrepreneurs and beneficiaries of social enterprises. After collecting data from business support structures, it is deemed necessary to restitute the findings and gather feedback to improve on the results.

  1. Objective of the event

The main objective of this event is to discuss the findings of the report on social entrepreneurship for sustainable development in Ghana prepared by the Innohub. More specifically, it will be a matter of:

    • Presenting the analysis of the data collected as well as the findings of the research;
    • Discussing the key recommendations made to each stakeholder in the entrepreneurial ecosystem (business support structures, capital providers, ecosystem enablers, social entrepreneurs and beneficiaries of social entreprises), for the promotion of business support practices that result in SDGs 4, 5, 8, 9 and 13;
    • Discussing the key persistent challenges identified, based on responses gathered from the stakeholders during the primary research, and gather responses from the audience about possible remedies that have been tried in their positions
    • Discussing the challenges faced in the conduct of the research, especially with regards to data collection exercise
    • Obtaining feedback from the various stakeholders on the best-practice methods and activities for promoting social innovation, and SDGs 4, 5, 8, 9 and 13 impact at scale in Ghana;
    • Obtaining feedback from the different stakeholders for an enhancement of business support practices in Ghana, especially their commitment to the SDGs;
    • Collating recommendations from stakeholders on other aspects of the research that promote the social entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  1. Target audience
    • Business Incubators
    • Social Entrepreneurs
    • Capital providers
    • Ecosystem enablers
    • Beneficiaries
  1. Contact

Email: connect@innohub.com.gh | Tel: (+233) 31 229 7951

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Innohub Ghana

Organizer

Innohub Ghana
Phone
+233 (0)31 229 7591
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://www.innohub.com.gh/

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