The SEED Initiative has just launched the 2014 SEED Awards to support entrepreneurs for sustainable development.
The SEED Initiative is seeking entries from innovative start-up entrepreneurs who aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level in a country with a developing or emerging economy.
This year SEED will make available up to:
- 30 SEED Africa Awards to enterprises in Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda;
- 12 SEED South Africa Awards to enterprises in South Africa, four of them to enterprises in the provinces of Free State, Limpopo and KwaZulu Natal;
- 10 SEED Low Carbon Awards for enterprises in Colombia, India, Tanzania, Uganda and Viet Nam;
- 3 SEED Gender Equality Awards, for enterprises in all countries that are not OECD or EU members (Kenya is eligible for this category).
Candidates can apply from 11th February 2014 and not later than 8th April 2014, 23:59 CET