The EDEM project contributes to Target 1.2 by strengthening the skills of entrepreneurs and businessmen so that their business ideas and enterprises are strengthened and generate jobs and income. To this end, the project transfers successful tools from Colombia to 8 countries of Mesoamerica for implementation, so that the rates of business creation and its life time increase.
Proportion of population living below the national poverty line, by sex and age
As the entrepreneurial ecosystems of the 8 beneficiary countries increase their impact on business creation and strengthening, more jobs and income-generating opportunities are created, reducing the number of people below the poverty line. On the other hand, more dynamic entrepreneurship ecosystems strengthen a mindset and culture for entrepreneurship in the region that encourages economic development.