The African Youth Storytelling Contest 2022 is hosted by the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) and the Youth in Landscapes Initiative (YIL) to share African stories to the world. Africa is a continent that has suffered from the single-story syndrome. The world only hears stories of disease, poverty, and corruption in Africa. But that’s not our true story.
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African Youth Storytelling Contest 2022 is a contest that motivates Africans to tell true African stories.
The contest is looking for perspectives from Indigenous Peoples, local communities, pastoralists, women leaders, farmers, and community leaders on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:
- Food systems and livelihoods
- Land tenure and rights
- Land degradation and restoration
- Youth initiatives
- Women’s leadership
Eligibility African Youth Storytelling Contest 2022:
The contest is open to anyone between the ages of 18 and 35 who:
- Was born in Africa and lives there;
- Or belongs to the African diaspora but has strong ties with the continent;
- Or works closely with Indigenous Peoples and local communities in Africa;
- Or has a strong interest in amplifying the voices of African youth.
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The Submission Deadline is 14th August 2022