Africa-France Summit Challenge for Sustainable Cities and Territories Held in France

Deadline : 31 Jan 2020

Nonprofit organization: Digital Africa

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Africa-France Summit Challenge for Sustainable Cities and Territories Held in France

Digital Africa, in cooperation with the 2020 Africa-France Summit, is inviting African entrepreneurs to come to Bordeaux to present their solutions. A show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories to be held during the 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit. 1000 African entrepreneurs will be invited to present their solution within the summit.

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The City of Solutions, a trade fair to highlight projects and initiatives for sustainable cities and regions. Designed as a 360° view of a city, it is structured around seven themed districts to create the city of the future together. The 7 districts cover the following:

  • Access to essential services.
  • Feeding the cities.
  • Building and enhancing the city.
  • Moving around the city.
  • Living in the city.
  • Financing and structuring projects.
  • Connecting the city.

Requirements:

In order to apply to the Challenge of 1,000:

  • You must have to be an African entrepreneur, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions
  • Your organization needs a real legal existence (legal statute)
  • Your organization should have an increasing revenue
  • Your organization should produce a viable product or solution, innovative or duplicable at a lower cost, to make French and African cities more sustainable from an environmental and social point of view.

Selection Criteria:

The selection of contractors will meet the following criteria: 

  • Being an African entrepreneur, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions.
  • Gender Parity.
  • Geographical balance of origin of Contractors. 
  • Balance of themes on the 7 districts (Access to essential services, Feeding the cities, Building and enhancing the city, Moving around the city / visit the city, Living in the city, Financing and structuring projects, Connecting the city).
  • To be the bearer of an innovative or duplicable solution, at a lower cost and a strong impact to make French and African cities more sustainable from an environmental and social point of view. 
  • Be registered on the Digital Africa platform.

Calendar:

  • October 18 – January 31, 2020: Call for projects online on digital-africa.co.
  • Every month: the selection of the best applicationsز
  • End of March 2020: Nomination of the 1000 winners.
  • June 4, 5 and 6, 2020: the Africa-France Summit in Bordeaux, France.

Benefits:

  • Winners will be invited (one person per organization): the costs of the plane tickets and 3-days accommodation in Bordeaux will be partially or fully beared depending on the financial capabilities of the winner.
  • Winners will have a space in the entrepreneurs’ stands at the City of Solutions.

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Host Country: France

Eligible Country: Algeria , Comoros , Egypt , Mauritania , Somalia , Djibouti , Libya , Morocco , Sudan , Tunisia

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