With support to build institutional capacity from Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD) Robertsfors Municipality and Busia Muncipality have launched a youth center and a innovation hub for sustainable livelihood. October 10th-12th the partners trained approximately 40 youth in sustainable entrepreneurship based on Business Model Canvas, criteria for sustainability and human rights. The training was facilitated by Jonas Forsberg, founder of Red Q, advisor on sustainable business, and CEO of other companies. Advisor in this phase of the partnership between Robertsfors and Busia is also Emre Gürler who has extensive experience of launching and founding hubs for social and sustainable entreprenurs as well as working in the East and Central African community. Busia Youth Center and Innovation Hub is unique in its kind due to its location in Uganda bordering Kenya and with focus on sustainable livelihood.

Written by Ingvar Rönnbäck

The founder of ADEP – Another Development Perspective. ADEP is an initiative and a company that promotes another development through projects, education, training, communication, debate and analysis.