Have you heard the big news? Again, two Macedonian Green ideas are regional winners
On 9-12 July in Tirana, Albania, was held the 8th Philanthropy for Green Ideas Regional Competition.
During this period, 21 contestants from 7 countries presented their innovative, green ideas thus participating in the race for four awards of 10.000 usd each. The international expert jury chose the following green ideas as winners: Challenger, represented by Olga Rajchikj, Production of Bio-Smart Rice, represented by Jordancho Lefkov, Community Energy River by Stamatina Ioanna Moschandreou, and SolHeat Ltd. by Salko Užičanin.
Over the years, the competition has invested 220 000 dollars in 22 green business ideas, thus supporting the sustainable development of the Balkans, and has proven that citizens and small communities are able to present a range of innovative, green, inclusive business ideas that respond to the environmental and economic challenges in each of the countries.
The Macedonian green ideas are awarded for the fourth time at the regional competition, or a total of 6 Macedonian winning ideas that have won 10 000 dollars each, for the implementation of their green business in the last 5 years. We can’t be happier and proud!