Category: Opportunities For Nigerians

What is Crowdfunding?

What is Crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is an online initiative that allows a “crowd” to fund a project or business, rather than one or two major investors. There are four different types of crowdfunding: rewards crowdfunding, donation crowdfunding, debt crowdfunding and equity crowdfunding. To run a successful crowdfunding campaign, you need to capture the attention of a large […]

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Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers

The Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers aim to increase motivation among young researchers who are contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing countries. The award is seeking to recognize young researchers who have shown outstanding performance in R&D in agriculture and related industries or has outstanding […]

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African Food Prize

The African Food Prize began as the Yara Prize which was launched in 2005 by the Yara International ASA in Norway to honor achievements in African agriculture. The award today, focuses on recognizing extraordinary women, men and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity […]

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World Agriculture Prize

The World Agriculture Prize is a grant by the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) which recognizes the contributions of distinguished individuals with global impact in the field of agriculture including but not limited to: breeding, food production, plant and animal science; food science and technology; nutrition; rural […]

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Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge

Are you a media entrepreneur with innovative ideas on how to publish and monetise news content from your audience? The Google News Initiative is a global effort by the giant search engine to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive in the digital age. As part of this program, the GNI will fund […]

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Innovation Prize for Africa

The Innovation Prize for Africa is open to all African entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers and academicians with solutions to Africa’s many challenges. The Prize aims to encourage prosperity on the continent by investing home-grown innovations, strengthen the African innovation ecosystem and demonstrate that African ingenuity cut across the continent. Prize money $185,000 grand prize share among […]

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Anzisha Prize

Anzisha Prize is the foremost and largest program for African’s youngest entrepreneurs. The program is a partnership between African LEaership Academy and the MasterCard Foundation that seeks to solve the problem of unemployment in African through encouraging her youngest population to embrace entrepreneurship. The Anzisha Entrepreneurship Prize seeks to reward African’s young entrepreneurs who have […]

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The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

Are you a social entrepreneur with an innovative idea or solution that’s going to impact your community? Does your project align with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is for you. The global program is open to entrepreneurs especially young people age 15-35 […]

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Total StartUpper of the Year Challenge

Total StartUpper Challenge is a community social responsibility initiative launched in all the countries where the organization is operational. The program aims to support good ideas and projects that help address a widespread problem affecting local communities. It could be about providing educational opportunities, reducing child mortality, improving public health, developing access to electricity in […]

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Argidius-ANDE Finance Challenge

The Argidius Foundation and ANDE launched the Argidius-ANDE Finance Challenge in 2012, as the first of its kind competition designed to support scalable models to provide finance for small and growing businesses that require $20,000 – $250,000 in early-stage capital. The goal of the challenge is to accelerate the development of solutions in a number […]

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