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AfDB gets a prize for backing green economy

The Green Cluster of SMEs in Côte d’Ivoire awarded the African Development Bank (AfDB) a prize for the best technical and financial partner committed to promoting the green economy and supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) toward a low-carbon transition.

AFDB was awarded at the Green Awards, which was launched in 2019 under the sponsorship of the Ivorian Minister of the Environment and Sustainable Development Prof. Joseph Seka Seka, with support from Félix Miézan Anoblé, Côte d’Ivoire’s minister of trade, industry and promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Green Cluster organised a follow-up event, despite the pandemic to recognize the continuing importance of sustainable development, the green economy and other measures to fight climate change.

The award acknowledges the actors that have made a significant contribution to the development of green SMEs and the emergence of a sustainable low-carbon green economy resilient to climate change.

“As an innovative approach …