Category: Competitions

Competitions
Afri-Plastics Challenge Strand 2: Creating Solutions 2021 (up to £1,000,000 in prizes)

Applications are open for the Afri-Plastics Challenge Strand 2: Creating Solutions 2021. The Afri-Plastics Challenge is seeking the creation of new or the development of early-stage products, technology and/or services to encourage the reduction or elimination of plastic usage across Sub-Saharan Africa.  By the end of the Challenge successful community-centered products

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UNDP Africa YouthConnekt Sahel Forum: Sahel Innovate Challenge 2021 for young Africans (Fully Funded to Dakar, Senegal)

UNDP Africa is searching for 20 exceptional youth from the Sahel Region who will win an opportunity to pitch their innovative solutions to a panel of judges at the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum. #SahelInnovateChallenge is a flagship initiative of the YouthConnekt Sahel Forum designed to promote and showcase the innovation and resilience of young Sahelians

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Goethe Institut Nigeria Call for Artistic Research Proposals: Cosmological Knowledge Systems in Nigeria 2021

Artists in Nigeria are invited to submit Research Proposals for the Cosmological Knowledge Systems in Nigeria 2021. The project invites the collection and visualization of cosmological knowledge as well as an artistic exploration of it. For this purpose, not only the major cultures (Yoruba, Igbo, Haussa) should be focused on but they encourage

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Youth4Nature Call for Stories: Transforming Systems for Climate and Biodiversity 2021

The Youth4Nature is calling for Stories: Transforming Systems for Climate and Biodiversity 2021. They are looking for personal climate-nature narratives that engage in food, water, energy, shelter, and/or clothing topics such as just transition, livelihoods, food security/sovereignty, water security, energy security, sustainable fashion, green/blue built infrastructure, etc. Especially welcomed are

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Global Center on Adaptation/AfDB African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2021 (Up to $100,000)

Applications for the Global Center on Adaptation/AfDB African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge 2021 are now open. The challenge encourages young entrepreneurs, innovators from micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and other youth-led and youth-owned enterprises in Africa, to implement solutions for building resilience and adapting to the adverse impacts of

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Photo Contest on Salt-Affected Soils 2021 ($1,000 prize)

Applications are open for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Photo Contest on Salt-Affected Soils 2021. In the framework of the Global Symposium on Salt-Affected Soils (GSAS21), FAO and its Global Soil Partnership (GSP) is launching a Photo Contest on Salt-Affected Soils. The purpose is to offer participants the