DATA4CHANGE Program 2019 for Journalists and Data Researchers

The event is a 5-day design sprint where multidisciplinary teams consisting of the best local, regional and international talent in data, design, journalism, and technology are teamed up with NGOs that collect data. Together, they create high-level prototypes of data-driven projects or campaigns aimed at solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. This year, […]

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IWMF Adelante Reporting Grant Fellowship 2019 in Honduras

Adelante is the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative that seeks to reduce the gender gap in the region by giving women journalists the opportunities and skills to amplify their voices and to advance in their careers. As part of the IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, Adelante, twelve journalists will travel to Tegucigalpa and San Pedro […]

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Acumen-Unilever Social Innovation Challenge on Plastics

The Social Enterprise Incubator is an opportunity for early-stage entrepreneurs and SMEs to deepen their understanding of the areas for innovation and partnership around plastic waste reduction, refine their business models, and compete for seed funding and expert support for their solutions. In the seven-week Social Enterprise Incubator, you will work through Acumen’s Business Models […]

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Africa Food Prize 2019

The Africa Food Prize is the preeminent award for recognizing the extraordinary individual or institution whose contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity for all Africans. The prize celebrates Africans who are taking control of Africa’s agriculture agenda and changing the reality of farming in Africa […]

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AUDA/NEPAD Youth Essay Contest 2019 on ‘The Africa We Want’

The contest aims to provide the space through which youths can express their views freely on “The Africa We Want” by articulating their aspirations and ideals for shaping the future of the continent. The short essay subject is “The Africa We Want”. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas through a short essay format […]

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World Food Programme/Cargill Global Innovation Challenge for Zero Hunger 2019

The Global Innovation Challenge for Zero Hunger is looking for proposals that could transform the lives of smallholder farmers and small-scale livestock producers, reach a step change in food systems or increasethe effectiveness of emergency response. From mobile applications to artificial intelligence, post-harvest loss prevention, and new cultivation techniques, the challenge is seeking low- and […]

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Tana Forum Annual University Essay Competition 2019 for Africans

The Tana High-Level Forum on Security in Africa is an annual meeting that brings together African leaders and stakeholders to engage and explore African-led security solutions.This year’s edition will take place on 4-5 May 2019 in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia on the theme, ‘Political Dynamics in the Horn of Africa: Nurturing the Emerging Peace Trends’ Benefits […]

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International Monetary Fund Finance & Development Essay Competition 2019

Deadline: January 31, 2019 The competition seeks to examine how inequality can be tackled in the 21st century. Research has shown that excessive inequality harms economic growth and damages the social fabric by undermining trust and preventing people from reaching their potential. Finance & Development, the IMF’s quarterly print magazine and online editorial platform, publishes […]

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