UNDP Ghana Waste Recovery Innovation Challenge 2019 (up to $40,000)

UNDP Ghana Waste Recovery Innovation Challenge 2019 (up to $40,000)

Deadline: March 1, 2019

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) wishes to announce a call for concept notes from entrepreneurs and the private sector for the 1st edition of its Waste Recovery Innovation Challenge (WRIC).

The Challenge aims to provide technical and financial support to business ideas that will promote and/or test innovative solutions for the recovery of waste materials and their transformation into other essential products/services.

The business should be innovative; have a good management structure; have the possibility of making profit in the short, medium and long term; create employment and other income generation opportunities especially for women and youth; and should lead to/contribute to bringing a lasting solution to a waste management challenge in a specific area/community or region.

Benefits

  • Winners will receive a grant of maximum $40,000 each for their projects

Eligibility

  • Open to entrepreneurs and private sector;
  • The business should lead to/contribute to bringing a lasting solution to a waste management challenge in a specific area/community or region.

Application

Interested applicants are invited to submit a Concept Note to [email protected] by 1 March 2019, 5pm GMT. All concept notes should be developed and submitted using the ‘WRIC CONCEPT NOTE APPLICATION FORM’ template.

For more information, visit UNDP Ghana.

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