The Greenovations workshop at the AfriLabs Annual gathering was set to engage stakeholders to extend knowledge and common understanding on youth and women innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities and needs in the green sectors on the African continent. Furthermore, the workshop aimed to capture ecosystem insights on various aspects related to the promotion of green innovation and entrepreneurship on the continent including markets for African youth and women.  The insights shared by stakeholders were imperative in shaping appropriate measures and actions fostering the promotion of youth and women entrepreneurship on the continent. This is important as Africa is recording some of the fastest growing economies with a tremendous youth dividend potential. It is forecasted that more than half of the continent population will be under the age of 25 by 2050, and that there is a tremendous economic potential for the continent if subsequent investments are made on human capital. Besides, it has been identified a gender gap in entrepreneurship ventures on the continent which should be addressed to unlock women entrepreneurship potential that can make a huge contribution to the continent’s growth and prosperity. Youth and women private sector development can therefore be enhanced by expanding the portfolio of bankable, concept-proofed green business models that are investor ready.

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