African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge

African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge

The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have partnered on a joint mission to accelerate climate adaptation action under the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Program (AAAP).

Winners of the YouthADAPT challenge * will be awarded a business grant of up to $100,000 each as well as the opportunity to further scale their businesses through 12-month business support, mentorship, and acceleration program.


  • Enterprises that wish to apply must be:
  • Youth-led with applicants aged between the ages of 18 and 35 years
  • Delivering climate adaptation or resilience solutions addressing real-life challenges
  • Legally registered and operating in Africa
  • Able to show revenues for at least two years

*50% of the enterprises supported will be women-owned or women-led.*


Click here to download the eligibility and selection criteria.

Application Deadline: 6th October 2021 Inquiries: [email protected]


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