The director of PEG Africa participates to the COP21


Hugh Whalan, CEO of PEG Africa, participated to the ‘”Action Day” hold on 5 December 2015 in Le Bourget. Building on the work done under the Lima-Paris Action Agenda, the Action Day highlights the existing momentum for scaled-up engagement by non-state actor as well as state actors and show the power of multi-stakeholder action.


Supporting African SMEs to ensure sustainable growth: two entrepreneurs share their experience


The platform recently published an article and a series of interviews to explain and demonstrate the role of African Small and Medium Enterprises for the development of the continent.

Sidi Khalifou (CDS in Mauritania), Khadidiatou Nakoulima (NEST in Senegal) and Emilie Debled from I&P were interviewed during the European Development Days, held on June 3 and 4 in Brussels.  



Portrait Entrepreneur: Bakary Coulibaly, from ENVAL LABORATOIRE in Ivory Coast



After a career in public education, Bakary Coulibaly decides to launch, with a couple of associates, a consultancy firm (started in 2000) and a microbiological laboratory (2012). Since its creation, the laboratory has gained a significant notoriety in the West African sub region.




A born entrepreneur


A crowdfunding campaign to finance PhileoL's new project in Madagascar



The crowdfunding platform Blue Bees, dedicated to agriculture, agroecology and sustainable food system, has recently launched a campaign to support the Madagascan company PhileoL. The objective is to finance the annual collect of castor oil seeds, ensuring stable income for 5,000 small producers in the region.