Concrete new short- and long-term goals
There's a method behind how these challenges are being tackled. Concrete figures are assigned to each objective and the working method has also been well thought out.
1. Entrepreneurship and ownership
Young people are trained to be entrepreneurs. They receive advice and financial support but the aim is for them to run their own businesses. The aim is 10 new companies of young entrepreneurs employing about 30 young people. The new company directors will be involved across the whole chain and all decision-making bodies.
2. Technical skills and soft skills
Training remains important in that both technical and soft skills are further developed. This will allow them to cultivate sustainable cocoa, diversify with other products or work with digital tools. They'll also learn the tricks of the trade in terms of leadership, teamwork, assertiveness and communication.
3. Investing in networks
The young people and their enterprises will be embedded in a network where they can share their knowledge with other young people in the region. This makes them part of the active economic population and means they'll be less likely to migrate.