AWEC is the accelerant behind hundreds of African women entrepreneurs who have transformed and grown their businesses. The program is seeking the next 200 women who are ready to join the next cohort for a high-impact applied learning experience. The program is designed to expand the knowledge, increase skills and broaden the network of African women entrepreneurs.
Women Creating Wealth (WCW) is a Pan African entrepreneurship development programme that has significantly grown the businesses and transformed the skills, and confidence of women entrepreneurs in South Africa
She Entrepreneurs is a leadership programme for highly motivated women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa region who are building successful and sustainable businesses with the potential to make a difference in their societies. In the past nine years that the programme has been running, many successful entrepreneurs received support that helped them expand. It is a practical and hands-on leadership training based on real business experiences, collaborative learning and participant-centric design. The programme provides tangible tools, insights and connections for participants who want to grow their businesses and develop as entrepreneurs, as well as leaders.
Following the successful completion of the Startup-SME Linkage Pilot Programme in 2020, which resulted in 7 deals, and 4 partnerships out of a cohort of 36 participants, Metta alongside the UK-Kenya Tech Hub are excited to extend the program to benefit more startups and SMEs. Startups and SMEs from across the country are encouraged to apply for this program.
Are you ready to be part of the SDG Impact Accelerator with your startup idea in Financial Inclusion or Digital Agriculture? The SDG Impact Accelerator (SDGia), a global accelerator launched by the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UNDP in 2018, has opened its second global call for impact entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions for SDG-related complex development challenges.
The World Food Prize is awarded for a specific, exceptionally significant, individual achievement that advances human development with a demonstrable increase in the quantity, quality, availability of, or access to food through creative interventions at any point within the full scope of the food system.
Applications are open for the Future Food Fellowship 2021. The Fellowship aims to bring together competences from academic and industrial research in the fields covered by the Future Food – A Swiss Research Initiative. The overarching goal is to develop solutions that address grand challenges such as affordable nutrition and sustainable packaging. A successful fellow must demonstrate the willingness to engage in scientific or economic issues across the frontiers of food and nutrition sciences. The programme supports research projects at the postdoctoral level, and is structured around annual calls for applications.
MyFarmbase Africa Global Agriculture Development is a cohort based program where agricultural enthusiasts and youths are introduced into the Agricultural Network learning from top Agric experts across the globe.
It's a two-week program with instructors from top industries across the globe such as Bayer, CBN, New Zealand Agricultural Society etc.
* 2 weeks intensive bootcamp
* International Guest Appearances from
Global Agtech firms
* World Class Master Classes
* Vast Professional Network
* 100+ Video/Audio podcasts
* 13+ World Class Instructors
* 2000+ Global Advocate Network
* 8 Global Advisory Board Members
* A well recognized Certificate of
Mission: Building The Next Generation of Agvocates Through Skill Development, Expert Knowledge Sharing and Community Based Learning
The Adaptation Fund has launched a new USD 10 million pilot small grants programme (Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator, AFCIA) to foster innovation in adaptation in developing countries at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid. The AFCIA targets a broad range of potential finance recipients, including governments, non-governmental organisations, community groups, young innovators and other groups.
In-light of the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s impact on businesses, we have created a couple of offerings on Business Continuity Planning (BCP).
What is BCP?
BCP helps you visualize and prepare for how to continue to deliver your services through a major disruption.
In this case, we specifically want to support you to implement a plan that will help you navigate your businesss through these uncertain times. To help you anticipate risk and implement adequate measures to mitigate the loss of revenue and defend your profitability margins.
The Land Accelerator is an exciting four-month program and curated network for entrepreneurs who restore degraded forests and farmland. It is anchored by an intensive week-long workshop when the cohort meets in person. The Accelerator contributes to efforts to restore hundreds of millions of hectares of land through the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100), Initiative 20×20 in Latin America, and the Bonn Challenge. There is no fee for the program and the program does not take equity thanks to the generous support of the IKEA Foundation, the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the DOEN Foundation.
LRC Foundation together with Welthungerhilfe have announced scholarships for young Kenyans at Latia Agripreneurship Institute (LAI) for certificate course in Horticulture Production and Agripreneurship Level for a period of 6 months. LAI is a registered TVET training college focused on developing Agripreneurial skills for the agriculture industry.