2016 SEED Awards: Tailored support for social and environmental enterprises

The 2016 Switch Africa Green-SEED, SEED Africa and SEED Gender Equality Awards are seeking entries from innovative start-up enterprises who aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level. It is targeting SMMEs or non-profit initiatives that are in the start-up phase and are based on a partnership approach.

SEED this year will make available up to:

– 15 SAG-SEED Awards to enterprises in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa and Uganda supported by the SWITCH-Africa Green project, which is implemented by UNEP with the assistance of the European Union;

– 4 SEED Africa Awards to enterprises in Malawi, Mozambique and Namibia supported by the Government of Flanders;

– 1 SEED Gender Equality Award to enterprises in Kenya that are run or owned by women and prioritise women‘s empowerment.

Submission deadline is 21 March 2016, 23:59 CET.

Location: Africa

Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016