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Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa


About Green Prize

The Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa was created in 2018 by Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa rewards each year (through a very competitive incubation process) 10 to 20 young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous peoples who have contributed by their startups and / or green initiatives, to the improvement and strengthening African resilience to climate change in Africa.

As part of the Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa, Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) and its partners research and identify each year approaches, startups and local initiatives of young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous communities carrying knowledge (traditional and or modern), new ideas and initiatives offering and or likely to offer services, indigenous and or innovative technological solutions in the fields of smart and climate-resilient agriculture, livestock, renewable energy, water, hygiene and sanitation(WASH), prevention and management of climatic disasters, education and climate and environmental communication, climate and environmental justice as well as in the area of conservation and resilient management of biodiversity and African natural resources in the context of climate change.

Each winner/startup/initiative of the Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa 2020 receives a small grant ranging from USD 1000 to USD 5000 (depending on the quality of the statup and or the initiative presented), an incubation program as well as post-incubation monitoring.

Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa 2020

LApplications are now invited for the Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa 2020. The call for applications remains open from May to July 2020. Applications for young green entrepreneurs, women and indigenous peoples are sent online via our website: Submission portail

Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa 2019

The winners of the Green Prize for a Sustainable Africa 2019 received their prizes during an award ceremony on October 30, 2019 in Bukavu in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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