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Quente VOF has a franchise based in Accra, Ghana: Quente Africa Ltd.

An entrepreneurial mind-set doesn’t stop at the Dutch border. Quente intends to learn from international experience and shares good practices from the Netherlands internationally, in order to foster and stimulate entrepreneurial behaviour. As such, Quente has implemented several international projects.

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Micro credit in Ghana

Currently, Quente Ghana and Quente VOF are exploring possibilities to establish a micro credit scheme for entrepreneurs in Ghana. We are looking for partners and co-investors. Are you interested to work with us? Let us know at info@quente.nl

“Recognising and fostering entrepreneurial competence of micro-credit clients”, UniCredit Bank, Ghana, 2012, funded by NUFFIC

The training raised advance attention to entrepreneurship indicators in micro credit schemes through recognition and fostering of  entrepreneurial competence of borrowers. Participants learned three models for entrepreneurship (theory of planned behaviour, opportunity model, Amsterdam-Giessen model) and learned to apply criteria from theory to their working practices.

“Show me the Numbers: Training in Farm Management for Extension Workers in Organic Agriculture”, The Caribbean Institute, 2012-2013, funded by NUFFIC

Capacity building in organic farm management (planning, crop administration, strategic management and financial administration) for extension workers, in order to develop a cadre of highly competent extension workers who are specialize in organic, sustainable farm management.

“Young and ambitious: go for agri-food business!”, YAN Africa, Uganda, 2014, funded by NUFFIC

In this project, individual, entrepreneurial skills were measured through an entrepreneurship e-scan, which is the basis for awareness, further growth and development of entrepreneurial competence on individual level. The Canvas business model, Canvas strategy, Value Proposition Canvas and partnership canvas were used to develop good value propositions and to understand the needs of a customer and to focus services for for the new organisation Youth Agri-food business Network (YAN).  In order to make YAN a professional organisation, a strong team is necessary, which includes a comprehensive set of teamroles, indicated in a Belbin test and exploring team theories and developing team action plans. Moreover an organizational action plan was developed as part of this training.