2022 UNESCO-India-Africa Hackathon for African Entrepreneurs

What is the Award?

The UNESCO INDIA – AFRICA Hackathon is an annual 36 hours event that brings together students, educators, teachers, and the research community of India and its African partners to tackle the common challenges faced by their countries and serves as a facilitator for cultural amalgamation.

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The UNESCO INDIA – AFRICA Hackathon provides a suitable platform allowing young innovators to come together and find solutions for social, environmental and technical problems faced by the collaborating nations. It serves as the foundation for creating potential start-ups with the potential to transform the world. It allows the participating students to unleash their creativity and explore new technologies to solve real-world problems under the guidance of experts – thus, spearheading business innovation in the modern world.

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Collaboration of the student teams working together to solve shared problems opens the doors to cultural assimilation by introducing students and their mentors to methods, values and manners different from their own.

The Hackathon also serves as a symbol of the close relation cherished by India and its African counterparts and embodies the spirit of collaboration – bringing them together to solve problems for the betterment of humankind.

Which Fields is/are Eligible?

  • Education: Using the power of digital revolution to improve access to quality education – allowing India and the African Nations to achieve the goal of ‘Literacy for all’.
  • Energy: Providing a platform to innovative ideas to ease adoption and application of Sustainable Development Goals to transform our world.
  • Drinking Water and Sanitation: Improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating, dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemical and materials.
  • Agriculture: Ensure sustainable food production systems and implement resilient agricultural practices that increase productivity and production.
  • Health and Hygiene: Achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene leading to Good Health and well-being for all
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Which Countries are Eligible?

  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambian
  • Ghana
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Lesotho
  • Togo
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Republic of Kenya
  • Sierra Leone
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

What Type of Award is This?

Entrepreneurship

Who is Eligible?

The UNESCO INDIA – AFRICA Hackathon is an annual 36 hours event that brings together students, educators, teachers, and the research community of India and its African partners to tackle the common challenges faced by their countries and serves as a facilitator for cultural amalgamation.

What is the Benefit of Award?

UIA Hackathon starts at 8.00 AM on 23rd November 2022 and finishes as 8.00 PM on 24th November 2022

How to Apply:

Apply below.

Goodluck!

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