February 8, 2024

Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa

The focus of the second edition of the Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa is on Sustainable Development Goal 2 Zero Hunger to improve the resilience of the African food systems. The Kofi Annan Award is looking to support innovative and digital food security and agritech solutions across Africa and boost their impact. The Call will be open to African social entrepreneurs and purpose-driven enterprises with a measurable social impact and sustainable business model.

We welcome applications from social entrepreneurs with digital or technology-powered solutions for people in Africa. Innovations should address one or more of the following priority topics:

  • Inclusion of marginalized groups in food security
  • Enhanced nutrition for women
  • Circular solutions and reduction of post-harvest losses