The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have joined forces in celebrating NEPAD's 10th Anniversary. The two institutions are jointly organising within this framework:
An essay competition on the theme "Looking at ICTs and entrepreneurship in agriculture and rural development through the eyes of women and the youth". The competition is open to young African people, between 18 and 35 years. Students, journalists, and young entrepreneurs, are particularly encouraged to participate. Each winner will win EUR 1000 and participate in the celebration of NEPAD's 10th Anniversary! For more information, read the announcement of the essay competition here.
A photo competition on the theme: "Looking at ICTs, agriculture and climate change in Africa through the eyes of women and the youth". This competition is open to amateur and professional African photographers. The winners will receive a prize trophy of EUR 800 and have the opportunity to join the NEPAD's 10th Anniversary! More information are available on the announcement of the photo competition here.
Entries will be submitted in English or French. The Awards recognize excellence across a number of categories (one targeting particularly women). The competition aims notably to contribute to reflecting over the advancement of the African development agenda and to recognize young talents.
Deadlines: Applications should be sent by 15 August 2011!