Friday, November 3, 2023

Cal for applications: YouthADAPT Challenge 2023

The African Development Bank Group and the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) are jointly implementing a strategic partnership program, the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP), aimed at mobilizing $25 billion to scale up and accelerate climate change adaptation actions across Africa.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Age – The entrepreneur must be between the ages of 18 to 35.
  • Citizenship of founder – The founder must be of African nationality or the founder must be playing an active role in the operations of the enterprise.
  • Geography and legal registration of the company – The business must be legally registered in Africa.
  • Profitability – The business must have generated profits for the last two years.
  • Impact/ Climate adaptation – The business must demonstrate a direct impact on climate adaptation and resilience.
  • Gender Only female-owned enterprises are eligible – 51% of shareholding should be female.
  • Industry – Must be within the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies.
Read more and apply: YouthADAPT Challenge 2023 – Scaling Up Gender-Responsive Youth Innovations for Climate Action (