2017 SAG-SEED Awards: Call for Applications NOW OPEN

2017 SAG-SEED Awards: Call for Applications NOW OPEN

SEED Awards application is now open. This is from a newsletter sent by the organization:

We are pleased to announce that SEED has launched the 2017 SWITCH Africa Green (SAG)-SEED Awards for innovative eco-inclusive start-up enterprises that aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level.

This year, we are looking for applications for 15 SAG – SEED Awards for enterprises in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda. The Awards are supported by the SWITCH-Africa Green project, which is implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with the assistance of the European Union. The SAG-SEED Awards in South Africa will be co-financed by the Government of Flanders.

Candidates can apply from 10 January 2017 until 08 March 2017, 23:59 Central African Time (CAT).

For detailed information please refer to the SEED homepage.

The SEED Awards for start-up enterprises with a proof of concept, are not the only programme we offer! The SEED Starter supports teams with entrepreneurial ideas to set up their business. Until 19 January motivated teams from Burkina Faso can apply. The SEED Replicator supports entrepreneurial individuals to replicate existing business models in their community. Workshops in Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Mauritius and South Africa are coming up soon! We’ll keep you updated for your country.

The SEED Team would also be pleased to see you again at the 2017 SEED South Africa Symposium on 19-20 April 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa, or our other regional symposia planned for the second half of 2017 in Ghana and Uganda.

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