Green Cities: Waste to Value seeks to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the service sector to adopt green products and practices and improve their access to better waste management services at the same time providing improved business opportunities for informal waste pickers. The project will develop a larger network of those engaged in circular economy practices, commercialize innovative green products and services available to the market, and improve public-private partnerships that support environmental responsibility.
Skills development: The Pheun Than Heng A Sip Training Programme supports micro, small and medium enterprises in the hospitality sector to gain access to skills training for their staff and provides people from disadvantaged background with access to opportunities in the labor market through short-term trainings and internships.
The Vocational Training and Employment Support Services project strengthens partners schools in offering the Integrated Vocational and Education Training (IVET) pathway and introduces Employment Support Services (ESS) through an innovative coaching approach. This provides disadvantaged groups with options for productive employment (wage and self-employment) and the opportunity to enroll in further education and training.
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