The Fifth edition of the Africa Green Grant Award is here. -By (EET Foundation) APPLY NOW!
In line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was initiated to recognize, inspire, celebrate and support distinguished young entrepreneurs in the environmental and agricultural sector who have innovative ideas to solve problems in ways that promotes a circular economy and sustainable development. The vision for the “Africa Green Awards” is to become the reference point for recognizing excellence, global best practices, brilliant leadership and professional of individuals in the environmental and agricultural sector in Africa. The award was conceptualized to recognize outstanding environmental driven initiatives, by Youths in Africa.
The “Africa Green Awards” applies to:
Green Female Award: for females in the Environmental and Agricultural sector who are leading innovators and change makers within this sector in Africa.
Inter-School Green Essay Competition: for secondary schools in Nigeria and Africa to help ignite the drive to get involved and open up the creativity in the younger generation towards the green sector.
Under 40 Green Award: for innovators under the age of 40 who are actively engaging and developing the Environmental and Agricultural sector with relevant proofs to back up the nomination in Africa.
Green Grant Award: Entrepreneurs and small business owners promoting growth and development. in the Environmental and Agricultural sectors who have innovative ideas to solve problems within the sector in Africa.
Africa green person of the year: for individuals in the Environmental and Agricultural sector who are leading innovators/Voices in their country and the continent with relevant proofs to back up the nomination in Africa.
Green Media Award: This award is open to journalists, individuals or team from TV, magazines, newspapers, online platforms and radio that have done or are doing episodes, reports, publicity, film or music on the environment with the potential to bring constructive change and to broadly increase public awareness and understanding of issues focusing on the environment in Africa.
Green Champion Award: This award is conferred on an individual who is interested and acting toward the sustainability of the environment, pushing the youths to do better and be creative and focuses on creating awareness through several channels.
OBJECTIVES OF THE AWARDS
The aim of the awards is to:
1. Recognize and award outstanding individuals whose actions have had a transformative, positive impact on the environment in Africa.
2. To engage the “Africa Green Awards” as a platform to promote excellence and best practices of individuals and create interest in Nature, the environment, conservation, stewardship, ecology and sustainability in Africa.
3. To recognize team work, professionalism and Excellence while making a reference to what can be achieved under a single uniformity of purpose in Africa.
4. To showcase the works of participants and recipients of the awards in other to inspire individuals and corporate organizations to be goal oriented.
The Awards culminate at the Africa Green Awards Dinner recognising the category finalists and the naming of the category winners.APPLY HERE