Promoting the economic inclusion of youth and women through entrepreneurship in Madagascar

The project aims to promote women and youth entrepreneurship in Madagascar by supporting local research capacities and relevant, useful analysis. The objectives are mainly to strengthen the local research capacities of youth and women entrepreneurship in Madagascar; to promote youth and women entrepreneurship in Madagascar by developing gender-specific analytical tools useful in public decision making; and to make an exhaustive diagnosis of opportunities related to agricultural value chains and to local arts and crafts as a vector of development identified by the Government of Madagascar.

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36 months

IDRC Officer

Flaubert Mbiekop

Total funding

CA$ 319,000


Madagascar, Canada

Project Leader

Etienne St-Jean


Université du Québec à Trois - Rivières

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