Discovering Africa’s economic potential through investing in micro enterprises for Nature-based Solutions
New Economy Accelerator; The New Economy Accelerator (NEA) promotes Nature-based Solutions (NBS), which help to manage natural resources sustainably to achieve both environmental and human wellbeing outcomes.
NEA invests in small and micro enterprises whose business models promote nature-based solutions. It targets businesses in various sectors such as food, transport, energy, water, and housing and information technology. Preference is given to enterprises that have incorporated the following new economy principles in their business models: Innovative forms of ownership, alternative forms of exchange and distribution of goods and services, focus on community upliftment and environmental sustainability.
Since its founding in 2017, the NEA has supported 28 enterprises in South and Eastern Africa.
Mentorship & Coaching
Eco-Inclusive Business Modelling