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On the 14th we began with training in entrepreneurship in the cultivation of raw materials for Mauritanian women living in Fuerteventura on knowledge in agriculture. This initiative has emerged from the collaboration between AFRIMAC 2 and the Multicultural Association of Mauritanian Women DIMBE.
The objectives of this are to bring training and education to the territory and support for entrepreneurship, innovation and female socio-labour development for Mauritanian women in Fuerteventura and Mauritania.
September 22, 2022
The seventh monthly bulletin of AFRIMAC 2 corresponding to the months of July and August 2022 is now available.
In this edition we will talk about:
- The Women StartUp Europe Awards, Fuerteventura Special Edition.
- Actions for the Empowerment of Female Entrepreneurship from Mauritania
- The AFRIMAC Collaborative Platform
We will also have in the "We talk to" section, with Natalia Cediel Contreras, Head of Communication and International Cooperation of the Finnova Foundation, and Saúl Perdomo Marrero, Coordinator of AFRIMAC 2.
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September 07, 2022
The WOMEN STARTUP EUROPE AWARDS, FUERTEVENTURA SPECIAL EDITION, are an initiative of the European Commission to connect high-tech startups, scaleups, investors, accelerators, corporate networks, universities and the media.
These awards are organized by the Finnova Foundation through Startup Europe Awards, a program endorsed by the DG Connect of the European Commission and promoted by Finnova with the collaboration of Women For Tech and Startup Europe Accelerator, and the Cabildo Insular of Fuerteventura through the AFRIMAC 2 project in order to select the best business and innovation projects and initiatives in the field of female entrepreneurship.
August 31, 2022
The AFRIMAC 2 team begins to implement the actions planned to promote female entrepreneurship from Mauritania.
The aim is to promote female economic development in Mauritania through the country's different media in order to normalize the female presence in the business world and in economic decision-making.
August 25, 2022
The sixth monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of June 2022 is now available.
In this installment we address:
- The Presentation of AFRIMAC 2 in Cape Verde.
-The Certification Ceremony for the "Tourist English" and "Comunícate" courses in Cape Verde.
- The "Comunicate" Event in Fuerteventura.
As well as we will have in the section "We talk with", with the Minister of Equality, Social Policies and Human Resources of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, Adargoma Hernández Rodríguez, and with the Insular Delegate of Radio ECCA, Carmen Hernández Díaz.
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July 06, 2022
On the morning of the last Friday, the meeting of the monitoring commission of the beneficiary partners of the AFRIMAC 2 project took place: The Island Council of Fuerteventura, represented by the Minister of the Strategic Projects Area, Mrs. Lola García; The Deputy Ministry of Foreign Action of the Government of the Canary Islands, represented by the General Director of Foreign Relations, Mr. Francisco Trujillo; and The Canarian Foundation Radio ECCA, represented by Mrs. Gabriela Álvarez Borbón, Coordinator of Projects and International Cooperation. As well as Mr. Carlos D. Gutiérrez Robayna, Director of AFRIMAC 2, and Mrs. Noemi Matoso Vega, Technician in economics and Coordinator of AFRIMAC 2.
July 05, 2022
On the morning of Friday, July 1st, the Second Vice President of the Cabildo and Minister of the Strategic Projects Area, Lola García, and the General Director of Foreign Relations, Francisco Trujillo, met with the presence of technicians from the Council who coordinate AFRIMAC 2 to address this training project.
This training will be given online and in person, which is aimed at African businesswomen, with the participation of teachers from the Canary Islands and the participating countries (Mauritania, Senegal and Cape Verde). In addition, it is intended to hold a meeting to exchange experiences in Fuerteventura with the participants.
July 04, 2022
93 people of 16 different nationalities have learned the Spanish language as a tool for social inclusion and access to employment. This has been possible thanks to the 'Comunícate' course that was launched by the Afrimac 2 project led by the Minister of Finance, Economic Promotion and Employment of the Cabildo, Lola García, as well as Radio Ecca Fundación Canaria.
The course has been successfully closed, after taking the north, center and south of Fuerteventura since last April, with on-line and face-to-face sessions in Corralejo, Puerto del Rosario and Morro Jable.
June 23, 2022
Almost 450 people from Cape Verde were trained in languages thanks to the Cabildo de Fuerteventura and its AFRIMAC 2 project.
There were 300 people who were trained in tourist English and, on the other hand, the AFRIMAC 2 'Communicate' course was taken to Cape Verde, with the participation of 148 people. This is a basic level Spanish language course.
June 23, 2022
On June 13 and 14, the Conferences for the presentation of the projects approved with Cape Verde in the 2nd call of the Interreg MAC Program 2014-2020 took place.
The sessions were held in Praia with the presence, among others, of Carlos D. Gutiérrez Robayna, Director of AFRIMAC 2, Gabriela Álvarez Borbón, Projects and International Cooperation Radio Ecca and Carolina Reis, Ministry of Education of Cape Verde. June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022
The fifth monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of May 2022 is now available.
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June 3, 2022
AFRIMAC II, through Radio ECCA, creates an entrepreneurship course aimed at women in Senegal, which will have a basic level that addresses the most popular topics, such as accounting, computing, communication and marketing, etc.
May 31, 2022
On the afternoon of May 18, the second day of this workshop was held with another absolute success.
This day was very interactive and followed a pattern of basic theoretical content with a great load in workshops, through which they worked on the construction of a conscious digital identity for the members.
May 19, 2022
The fourth monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of April 2022 is now available.
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May 6, 2022
AFRIMAC 2 gives a workshop on personal branding and visibility in digital environments. The training action is carried out by the AFRIMAC 2 initiative and the Fundación Canaria MBA Business School on May 2, 9 and 18, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Insular Youth Center.
The participants will learn to understand the relevance of the different social networks and 2.0 communication environments, the tone and form of communication, as well as the tips and main keys to generate interest in the content.
April 28, 2022
On the morning of April 23, 2022, at 10:00 (Canarian time), Radio Televisión Canaria has broadcast on its Canarias 2.0 program a report on the workshop "The leader in you" held on April 4, 6 and 8. april.
April 25, 2022
The Interreg MAC 2014-2020 joint secretariat creates on its website some informative summary sheets of the projects approved within the framework of the program, so that each one can be known in a little more detail.
April 20, 2022
The program Comunícate of AFRIMAC 2 and Radio ECCA will give many people opportunities in Fuerteventura through orientation and teaching of Spanish. Many women who need to learn the language will be able to do so this year thanks to the different Spanish classes taught in various municipalities on the island.
The registration period is open, with places awarded primarily for migrant women and/or at risk of exclusion. You can register through the mail email@example.com or by calling 928 85 11 17.
April 18, 2022
Canarian Television wanted to echo the training developed by AFRIMAC 2, through the Canarian Foundation MBA, "LA LÍDER QUE HAY EN TI", aimed at businesswomen and entrepreneurs from Fuerteventura to enhance their leadership, strategy and performance skills, and activate excellent talent, as well as to boost the tools to manage their teams and businesses.
>>Also available on our youtube channel: Afrimac Cabildo de Fuerteventura
April 12, 2022
After three days, on the afternoon of Friday, April 8, the workshop "The leader in you" ended. On this day, the business vision was worked on, as well as the opportunity to share experiences.
At the end of this last day, all the attending businesswomen and entrepreneurs received a Certification from the Canarian Foundation MBA Business School, rewarding the involvement and effort made by each one of them.
April 11, 2022
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura, through the AFRIMAC 2 project, trains more than twenty businesswomen and entrepreneurs in leadership skills, strategy and performance, activating optimal talent, as well as tools to manage their teams and businesses. The initiative takes place this week at the Insular Youth Center, under the title 'The leader in you' and is part of AFRIMAC 2, which is articulated from the department of strategic projects of the Cabildo, coordinated by Lola García.
April 7, 2022
On the afternoon of April 4, 2022, the first day of the workshop initiative "The leader in you" began. Nearly 20 women entrepreneurs and businesswomen attended this first day, which has been a complete success.
April 5, 2022
The third monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of March 2022 is now available.
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April 4, 2022
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura organizes a training action to equip businesswomen and entrepreneurs on the Island with leadership, strategy and performance skills, activate optimal talent, as well as tools to manage their teams and businesses. This initiative will take place on April 4, 6 and 8, 2022, at the Insular Youth Center, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 28, 2022
The second monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of February 2022 is now available.
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March 14, 2022
AFRIMAC 2 joins to commemorate the fight for equality on International Women's Day. A day to claim the participation and empowerment of women in all areas of society.
The 8M movement grows stronger and more powerful every year, like each of the women who make it up. And it is that, this movement crosses borders, cultural, economic, ideological differences and of any type.
"Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow". UN Women.
» To see the program of activities carried out by the Cabildo de Fuerteventura for this day, click on the title or on the image of the news item.
March 8, 2022
On the morning of March 4, 2022, the first contact meeting took place to assess possible projects for the future between AFRIMAC 2 and DIMBE (MULTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF MAURITAN WOMEN), an association based in Fuerteventura.
March 4, 2022
On March 1 and 2, the committee of the IMAAC Hybrid Group Meeting in GP5 (especially for WG6) meets in Fuerteventura with emphasis on start-up activities and a series of talks on Society, Health and Economy (SHE) and on February 28 the work meeting between AFRIMAC 2, IMAAC and COLD took place.
March 3, 2022
The first monthly AFRIMAC 2 bulletin for the month of January 2022 is now available.
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February 22, 2022
The Cabildo of Fuerteventura has joined the commemoration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance against Female Genital Mutilation, which is celebrated every February 6 to condemn this internationally recognized practice as a serious violation of human rights, health and the integrity of women and girls.
February 7, 2022
Interview conducted by Abrahima Myabe with the Spokesperson for the Nimzat Agronomic Business Center in the Nguenienne commune and the Transforming Women's Entrepreneurship, Cheikha Aida Rose Cisse; to the AFRIMAC I Trainer and Computer Engineer, Fatoumata Caroline Ndiaye; and the President of the Senegalese Association in Fuerteventura, Momar Dieng Diop.
February 7, 2022
First four radio interviews conducted by host Sylvie Khady Faye to promote female entrepreneurship
February 3, 2022
Interview conducted by Abrahima Myabe with the Spokesperson for the Nimzat Agronomic Business Center in the Nguenienne commune and the Transforming Women's Entrepreneurship, Cheikha Aida Rose Cisse; to the AFRIMAC I Trainer and Computer Engineer, Fatoumata Caroline Ndiaye; the Director of AFRIMAC 2, Carlos Gutiérrez Robayna; and the President of the Senegalese Association in Fuerteventura, Momar Dieng Diop.
January 21, 2022
Interview conducted by Abrahima Myabe with the Director of Studies and Planning of the Energy Economy and Control Agency (AEME), Mame Coumba Ndiaye, with the Economics Technician of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura and Coordinator of AFRIMAC 2, Noemi Matoso Vega, and to the President of the Senegalese Association in Fuerteventura, Momar Dieng Diop.
January 7, 2022
AFRIMAC 2 in collaboration with Don Momar Dieng Diop, President of the Senegalese Association in Fuerteventura, has developed these actions to promote and disseminate AFRIMAC 2 and its objectives through the press, radio, television and internet of interest to the general population, and Senegalese in In particular, with a dual purpose: on the one hand, to publicize and empower the business community and female entrepreneurship and, on the other, to promote the AFRIMAC 2 initiative and its partners and funders.
December 23, 2021
Interview with the President of the Thies Sénégal Women's Association Adjia Fatou Seck, the President of the Senegalese Association in Fuerteventura Momar Dieng Diop and the Vice President and Counselor of the Presidency, Planning, Finance, Economic Promotion, Employment and Environmental Sustainability of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura Doña Lola Garcia Martinez .
December 16, 2021
Interview with the Vice President and Counselor of the Presidency, Planning, Finance, Economic Promotion, Employment and Environmental Sustainability of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, Ms. Lola García Martínez, the Entrepreneur Bousso Fall and the Director of Afrimac 2 Carlos Gutiérrez Robayna.
December 2, 2021
Ms. Lola García Martínez, 1st Vice President of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura Responsible for Planning, Finance, Economic Promotion, Employment and Environmental Sustainability launches a message about what AFRIMAC 2 is and what its objective is.
November 30, 2021
The president of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, Sergio Lloret López, and the first vice president and Minister of Economy, Lola García, participated last Friday in the last day of the international forum dedicated to Africa for the empowerment and entrepreneurship of women 'Woman Impact Summit' .
November 15, 2021
The participation of Senegalese women in entrepreneurship initiatives, a challenge for the Madeira-Azores-Canarias (MAC) Territorial Cooperation Operational Program 2014-2020. This seeks to be a neighborhood instrument to create new associations beyond international borders.
November 11, 2021
Almost a hundred women entrepreneurs from around the world participate as speakers in the second edition of the ‘Woman Impact Summit’, the virtual forum aimed at promoting female leadership. Around 3.000 people from all continents have already registered for the activities that take place from November 8 to 12.
November 10, 2021
The Cabildo de Fuerteventura and Radio ECCA have launched a training action aimed at Canarian women who wish to start in the world of entrepreneurship or those who already have their own business and want to delve into some concepts. Under the title‘Mujer emprende: atrévete a emprender’.
October 19, 2021
This Wednesday, November 25, 2020, the fourth edition of the radio program "Mujer Emprende" was launched. "Mujer Emprende" is an initiative aimed at women entrepreneurs that aims to promote the participation of women in both the economy and entrepreneurship.
THE ISLAND COUNCIL DISCUSSES WITH THE CANARY ISLANDS GOVERNMENT LINES OF ACTION FOR THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF COMPANIES
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