[Apply Now] 2023 U.S. – West Africa Tech Challenge for Young Africans Tech Innovators

The U.S.-West Africa Tech Challenge aims to advance the development of promising technologies that offer innovative solutions to help expose, understand, or counter disinformation, propaganda, and violent extremism within Coastal West Africa.

We invite technologists from across Africa to submit an application to present their solutions against these challenges to an audience of government, civil society, and private sector stakeholders. Up to eight organizations will be selected to demonstrate their technology to a panel of judges. Up to three organizations will be selected as winners of the Challenge.

Organizer: US Government
Category: Competition
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: 2 July 16, 2023.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be from Africa
  • Applicants must have a tech solution that is solving a significant problem in the society

Program Benefits

  • An opportunity to pitch your project to a large global audience
  • Selected applicants receive funding totaling $250,000 USD.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must read the full details about the program before proceeding to the application page. Click here to check the official announcement page for more details about the application process.

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