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The AFD Digital Challenge 2021 (Innovate for Climate and Biodiversity)

For the fifth consecutive year, the Agence française de développement is committed to supporting high-impact digital actors in Africa. For this new edition, the AFD Digital Challenge wished to combine the challenges of the digital transition with those of climate protection and biodiversity, in line with Goal 13 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The AFD Digital Challenge 2021 (Innovate for Climate and Biodiversity)

“Innovate for climate and biodiversity” is the theme at the heart of the fifth edition of the AFD Digital Challenge. With this annual competition, the AFD Group is once again strengthening its support to African start-ups and digital stakeholders. A digital revolution, driven by a new generation of entrepreneurs who combine innovation, economic performance, and social and environmental impact, is transforming the African continent.

The 10 winning projects will receive financial support, as well as support to accelerate their project and participate in the development of solutions to protect the climate and biodiversity. They will be supported by AFD through an “acceleration pack”, a technical and financial support worth €20 000.

Eligibility

  • Your project is related to one of the themes presented above and detailed in the rules
  • Your project is already on the market and is in the seed/launch phase
  • Your project has a legal structure as well as a sustainable and autonomous business model
  • Digital technology is at the heart of your solution

How to Apply

You’re a start-up, an association, or a research center and you meet our eligibility criteria? Follow the link below to apply;

Click here to Apply

Deadline: 26th May 2021

Competition

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