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Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation — Pitch AgriHack 2018

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) launches the Pitch AgriHack 2018. The theme for this year’s edition is “Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific”. The competition is open to both male and female founders and co-founders […]

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Orange Telecom — Orange Social Venture Prize 2018

The Orange Social Venture Prize is awarded to entrepreneurs and start-up organizations that make innovative use of ICTs in agriculture, energy, and other fields of development. The geographical focus is Africa and the Middle East. Prizes range from €10 thousand to €25 thousand, plus professional support for a period of six months. The eligible countries […]

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Takeda Foundation — Young Entrepreneurship Award

The Takeda Foundation accepts applications for the Takeda Young Entrepreneurship Award. The Award is for young entrepreneurs trying to address real technological and social needs by creating goods and services that enhance the well-being of communities around the world. Past winners include projects in the field of water management, disaster-relief and biotechnology, among others. The […]

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Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum — AWIEF Awards 2018

Each year the Africa Women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum Awards recognise Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners in Africa for their economic performance and contribution to Africa’s growth and social development. There are 8 award categories, including the young entrepreneur award for young female entrepreneurs under the age of 35; the social entrepreneur award for a […]

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International Center for New Media — World Summit Awards 2018

Nominations are open for the World Summit Awards (WSA) 2018. Start-ups and social entrepreneurs are asked to submit their local digital innovations with high social impact. The 8 award categories include one on Environment & Green Energy. The winner does not receive a monetary award but does benefit from partnerships and integrations. Applications from entrepreneurs, […]

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Arab Gulf Programme for Development — International Development Prize

Nominations are open for the 2018 Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) International Prize. The Subject of the 2018 AGFUND Prize is “End of poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Projects should highlight best practices which aim to improve the living conditions of the poor and disadvantaged with particular emphasis on women and children. (Note: […]

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U.S. Agency for International Development — Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs

USAID accepts applications for the Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs prize. The prize provides acceleration services including investment readiness consulting, investor matchmaking support, and business analysis to women entrepreneurs. Projects may be focussing on various thematic areas around the main topic agriculture, including aquaculture/livestock, pest management, irrigation and water, and postharvest among others. Eligibility extends to women-owned […]

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Ashoka — vfor Social Innovators in Sub-Saharan Africa

The ChangemakerXchange Summit in Rwanda will bring together 25 top young African changemakers across civil society, media, the corporate sector, government, and more. The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address societal issues in a collaborative manner. Eligibility extends to participants who lead, co-lead, have […]

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Ashoka — ChangemakerXchange for Social Innovators in Europe & the Middle East

The ChangemakerXchange Summit in the Netherlands will bring together 25 top young changemakers across civil society, media, the corporate sector, government, and more. The aim of the summit is to build a cross-sectoral network of changemakers that work together to address societal issues in a collaborative manner. Eligibility extends to participants who lead, co-lead, have […]

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Teach A Man To Fish — School Enterprise Challenge 2018

The School Enterprise Challenge is an international business programme for schools run by the educational charity Teach A Man To Fish. It guides and supports teachers and students to plan and set up real, sustainable school businesses and generate real profits to help support their school or a social cause of their choice. Thematic areas […]

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