Seed Awards 2019 for Eco-Inclusive Enterprise [UNDP]

Applications Due: 2.4 2019. Awards recognize innovative, locally driven, and eco-inclusive startup enterprises making significant contributions to inclusive climate change mitigation and/or adaptation across Africa and Asia.

Open to early-stage enterprises which

  • based and operating in Ghana, India, Indonesia, Malawi, South Africa, Thailand, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • demonstrate entrepreneurship and innovation;
  • deliver economic, social and environmental benefits;
  • have the intention and potential to become financially sustainable;
  • represent partnerships between different stakeholder groups;
  • are locally driven or locally led;
  • have potential for scale-up;
  • have potential for significant replication;

Up to 66 prize packages will be awarded, combining cash grants, replication support, self-help tools, and network building resources.

Awards are open to all enterprises in various sectors, including but not limited to: Biodiversity, Clean Energy, Green Technologies, Sustainable Agriculture, Waste Management and Water, Sanitation & Health. Eco-inclusive enterprises applying innovative digital solutions are also encouraged to apply.