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Indigenous Entrepreneurship
Start date: Jun 4, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2011 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Aim of the project is to include indigenous peoples in the development of the region, creating strong business relationships between indigenous entrepreneurs in the Barents region, creating jobs for people belonging to indigenous peoples in their communities, strengthen cooperation between indigenous peoples in the Barents region, and promote indigenous culture and traditions inside and outside the Barents region for indigenous peoples' own conditions. Project participants will through innovation find new ways to use indigenous traditions and traditional knowledge in the creation of small businesses, finding a meeting place for indigenous young entrepreneurs, thus creating business cooperation across state borders. The goal is that a minimum of 60 young indigenous entrepreneurs to pursue project development, at least 30 indigenous companies to develop positively, 10 cross-border collaborations with at least two or more IE-business will have been established at the end of the project and that a network of businesses owned by indigenous people is established with purpose to develop and promote indigenous industries inside and outside the Barents region.
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