| Sectors: Gender equality, women empowerment
| Granting entities: International Fund for Agricultural Development
| Deadline: 4 April
| Type of support: Award
| Funding/benefits: Dissemination of the innovations throughout the region, with the United Nations Communication Agency (UNIC) and partners.
| Applicants: Initiatives of young people
| Locations: Latin America & The Caribbean
Synopsis: The Award aims to identify, reward and disseminate innovative and sustainable initiatives carried out by youth from Latin American and Caribbean countries.
The Award`s participating initiatives must be good practices and technologies already implemented that aim to mitigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. They must be effective in resolving issues related to the rural area, especially of small local farmers.
Upon applying, the participating initiatives must indicate that their activities are focused in one of the following categories: Marketing and market access solutions; Connectivity solutions; Financial inclusion; Recycling and alternative energies; and Women’s empowerment and gender inclusion.
Link to application here.