Call for projects: AFD Digital Challenge [fr]

The AFD, the French Development Agency, has launched a call for projects aiming at supporting digital solutions that promote the development of inclusive and sustainable cities in Africa, including Cameroon. Applications are open until 18 November 2019.

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The French Development Agency (AFD) supports startups, associations, and research centers that are developing a digital solution that promotes the development of inclusive and sustainable cities in Africa, including Cameroon.

To be eligible, the solutions must fall under the following categories:

  • Creation of quality urban services: The development of digital tools that focus on creating or improving sustainable and efficient public services.
  • Urban planning for the most vulnerable: The use of digital technology to improve the knowledge of the city, facilitate the local decision making and improve the risk and disaster management.
  • Stimulation of local economic development: The development of digital services that stimulates local economic activity.
  • Improving the relationship between the citizens and local authorities: Use of digital technology to improve exchanges between local authorities and citizens.

The 10 winners will be supported with a €20,000 fund (over 13 million Francs), international visibility and a tailor-made support programme.

Closure of the call for projects: Monday, 18 November, 2019
To learn more about the call for projects and to apply: www.afddigitalchallenge.afd.fr

Dernière modification : 12/11/2019

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