Tag: #Africa

Awards, Grants
Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa 2021 for African social entrepreneurs ( 3 x EUR 250.000 grant plus funded WFP Innovation Bootcamp)

The Kofi Annan Award has been initiated by the Austrian Federal Chancellery, in collaboration withthe United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator, the Austrian Development Agency and the Kofi Annan Foundation. The Award aims to identify and support promising social entrepreneurs with digital or technology-powered solutions for people in Africa to help them build the

Competitions
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

Fellowships, Grants
Africa ClimAccelerator Program 2021 for Innovative Climate focused Early-stage start-ups

Applications for the Africa ClimAccelerator Program 2021 are now open. The Africa ClimAccelerator is the first Pan-African climate accelerator focused on supporting the most promising climate impact ideas and those who put the objective of enhancing sustainability at the forefront of their own mission and growth. The 6-month long accelerator provides the