RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Identifying and assessing local resources, to set and advance local, national and international conservation goals.
Designing and implementing capacity building programs, to empower and scale-up micro, small and medium enterprises, maximizing their contribution to economic development and community well-being.
NETWORK, PARTNERSHIP & STEWARDSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Creating and nourishing local networks to connect small enterprises to their relative industry supply chain and therefore to markets.
Identifying and facilitating public and private partnershi
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To create sustainable economic opportunities for communities world wide.
Leveraging resources and global connections
to build the capacity of underserved people and local businesses.
Local2Global Solutions was founded in Toronto, Canada, by Wafaa El-Osta. Inspired by her childhood travels in rural Lebanon, she inherited her father’s appreciation for authenticity and local sourcing. Through Local2Global, she honors her parents’ legacy through the work she conducts to strengthen local economies.
With over fifteen years of experience in international development, Wafaa has worked in the Middle East, Latin America and Canada. Her expertise in sustainable tourism, capacity building and enterprise development has led her to hone skills in finding innovative solutions to problems such as over-tourism in established destinations and the marginalization of rural communities.