Reckitt is proud to support the Lead2030 challenge for SDG 2. This challenge seeks to support solutions which work to end malnutrition. Challenge submissions must focus on: achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age or addressing the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, older persons or pregnant and lactating women.
The selected companies benefit from a 3 month virtual and in-person accelerator program that provides investment, direct access to the largest agriculture companies and farmers located in the Salinas and Central California growing regions, and mentorship from top industry leaders. The program begins in March and culminates in June at Demo Day at the Forbes AgTech Summit.
The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have partnered on a joint mission to accelerate climate adaptation action under the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP).. Winners of the YouthADAPT challenge * will be awarded a business grant of up to $100,000 each as well as the opportunity to further scale their businesses through 12-month business support, mentorship, and acceleration program.
The Global Startup Awards is the largest independent startup ecosystem competition with the mission to find, recognize and connect the future-shapers of the digital age from all around the world. The Global Startup Awards (GSA) started in 2012 as a global movement and now operates in 113 countries and 3 continents. In 2021, GSA Africa has been launched to include all 5 regions in Africa. For the first time ever, innovators from all 55 African countries have the chance to showcase their solutions and participate in the movement. GSA Africa aims to connect the best of African tech startups to a global network of leading investors and innovation ecosystems.
The Agribusiness Dealroom will provide companies in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors with access to finance, mentorship, and market entry solutions to support their growth objectives. It will achieve these through a combination of project preparation, pipeline development, project bankability, investment promotion, and enabling policy environment.
Does your organisation work to advance green entrepreneurship as a means of helping people improve their employment and livelihoods while protecting the planet? Could your programme serve as a model for others to follow? We’re requesting proposals for our Green Entrepreneurship Initiative from independent organisations seeking to implement robust, multi-year programmes in this field. Successful applicants will receive a grant of up to €1.5 million to implement their programme. We will provide additional financial and technical support to conduct a rigorous impact and cost-effectiveness evaluation to help develop scalable models.