Press briefing “Tools to support women’s entrepreneurship in the countryside”

Today, June 17 this year at 12:00 on site

Press center Sputnik Kazakhstan held our press briefing on “Tools to support women’s entrepreneurship in the countryside.” Speakers at the briefing were Rakhimbekova S.T., Chairman of the Board of the Coalition for the Green Economy and the Development of G-Global; Suleimenov A.M., Executive Director of the Coalition for the Green Economy and the Development of G-Global, Askarova L.K., Executive Director of the Agricultural Union of Women of Kazakhstan.

                     

The purpose of the briefing is the presentation of tools and projects to address the issues of ensuring productive employment of rural women, as well as popularizing their achievements in creating startups in the countryside. At the briefing, we presented the implementation of eight of our projects aimed at supporting rural women. Our main project is the Coca-Cola Belesteri social project, implemented since 2013 by the Coalition together with the Social Dynamics of the Federation with the support of the Sosa-Cola International Fund. The second project is the organization and conduct of Coca-Cola blitz trainings for rural women, implemented by the Coalition since the summer of 2020. The third project is the online school “Personal Subsidiary Farms.” This year, the Coalition, in support of the very current topic of digitalization, launched an innovative distance learning program – the farm online school “Personal Subsidiary Farms” (www.farmerschool.kz). The fourth project is the social project “Auyl onymi.” The coalition also launched, with the assistance of the FAO Office in Kazakhstan, the Auyl onymi social project, aimed at the development of personal subsidiary farms through the cooperation of fellow villagers on the principle of “One village-one product.” The fifth project is training and seminars on the basis of Green Technology Centers opened in seven regions – Akmola, Almaty, Karaganda, Kostanay, Pavlodar, Zhambyl and Turkestan. The sixth project is the organization and holding of regional and republican Forums of rural women of Kazakhstan. The seventh project is the publication of the book “100 success stories of rural women of Kazakhstan -2020.” The eighth project is the competition “Leaders of SDG-2030 among rural women.”

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