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YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program. Application Now Open

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DEADLINE: NOV - 12 - 2022 Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa is merit-based and open to young West African leaders who meet the following criteria: Are 18 to 35 years of age at the time of application submission, Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Burkina Faso. Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Are eligible to receive any necessary visa to Ghana, and Are proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking English. What They Offer Business and Entrepreneurship This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or build their own business ventures on the continent. Civil Society Management This track is oriented to those who are or aspire to be civically engaged and serve the public through non-governmental organizat

Small Grants 2022 Call for Proposals for Sustainable Livelihoods in Zimbabwe

2023 Hansen Leadership Institute – Apply Now!

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Deadline: 15-Jan-23 Applications are now open for the 2023 Hansen Leadership Institute. The Hansen Leadership Institute (HLI) brings together and trains future leaders from across the world in order to promote world peace and international cooperation. Vision Fred J. Hansen’s vision was to create a more peaceful world through international cooperation. He desired for people from other nations to visit the United States to learn more about its culture, economy, and government. In turn, he wanted people of the United States to be more informed about the broader world and its peoples and customs. He knew it would take principled, passionate, indefatigable leadership to achieve this vision. The Hansen Leadership Institute is guided by this vision of world peace brought about by greater mutual understanding and effective, ethical leadership. They seek this through generational change. They believe that future peace requires bringing young leaders together from regions of ongoing

TVARAN: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs driving Climate Resilience

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DEADLINE 20 /NOV/22 Villgro has launched the applications for its TVARAN: Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs driving Climate Resilience. TVARAN is a market access program by Villgro and an initiative by Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility. The program intends to support the growth and expansion of Women-led social enterprises in Climate Action. Applicants will be invited to share their Go-To-Market plans, basis which 5 women entrepreneurs will be selected for market connects, pilot/trial facilitation, technical assistance and mentorship jointly by Villgro and Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility. The 6-month acceleration phase will begin in February 2023 and will accelerate the market presence of innovations in renewable energy, water & waste management, and climate-smart agriculture, amongst others. Focus Areas Renewable energy Livelihoods & Job creation Sustainable Mobility: Rural & Urban Water and waste management Climate Smart Agriculture Incentives TVARAN