FIRE Africa Awards in ICT for Development 2019 (USD3,000 plus fully-funded to Berlin, Germany)
The FIRE Africa Grants will provide three awards of up to US$3,000 each for ventures lined up with one of the accompanying classes beneath. This Grant is for ventures that will be actualized inside a 12-multi month time frame.
Application Deadline: 31st May 2019 at 11:59 PM PDT
Qualified Countries: African nations
About the Award: An Award is a prize for work very much done. The FIRE Africa Awards look to recognize creative activities in Africa and have made solid commitments to the utilization of data and interchanges advancements and have strongly affected the locale’s social and financial improvement.
The Fund for Internet Research and Development – FIRE Africa – is one of Africa’s driving Grants and Awards programs intended to empower, support and create inventive online answers for Africa’s instruction, data, framework and correspondence needs.
Flame Africa effectively empowers Francophone, Lusophone, female-drove ventures, ventures beginning in post-struggle nations, and tasks that help segregated networks. We additionally energize ventures that utilization innovation to address the particular difficulties looked by ladies and young ladies, impaired individuals or minimized gatherings.
Qualified Funding Categories: There is just a single financing classification for the 2019 Awards
ICT for Development: ICT for network advancement and destitution decrease. New employments of ICT in the wellbeing, training, industry, condition, agribusiness, and different areas. The activities can be in any of the accompanying subcategories: –
Energizes the utilization of ICTs for upgrading human advancement and monetary strengthening, in this manner advancing the decrease of destitution.
To advance new employments of ICTs in instruction.
Work on advancing sex correspondence, improving mediations using computerized apparatuses.
Actualize telehealth administrations (e-wellbeing, m-wellbeing and telemedicine).
Improve counteractive action and control measures using ICTs in instances of crises and cataclysmic events.
Address difficulties in the regions of economy and work through tasks that influence ICTs and reinforce advanced biological systems.
Investigating the capability of the Internet for things in agribusiness, environmental change, vitality and regular asset the board
Qualification Criteria: The FIRE Africa Awards will be exhibited to continuous activities or finished undertakings that submit concrete proof of their effect. Activities pending execution or which are going to start won’t be acknowledged.
Winning activities must meet three fundamental necessities.
All venture recommendations must have a technological component through which they try to tackle advancement issues.
Proposed arrangements must be innovative, i.e., they should show new techniques, thoughts, thoughts, strategies and procedures that react to social needs and can widen and fortify networks.
At last, effective activities must have a proven sway, i.e., they should submit markers and proof that help the production of significant worth for the objective networks.
Number of Awards: 1
Estimation of Award: The FIRE Award comprises of a USD 3,000 money prize in addition to full travel and convenience for one delegate of the chose undertaking to go to the honors service, and take part in sessions which will be held in Berlin Germany amid the 2019 Internet Governance Forum beginning from 25th to 29th November 2019.
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