The German Federal Government together with the African Union Commission (AUC) have launched the second open call for project proposals under the African-German Youth Initiative (AGYI) Innovation Fund.
Eligibility and Criteria
This fund is meant for innovations that are :
- Enabling African alumni from German-African youth exchange programs to act as multipliers for youth exchange and youth voluntary services.
- Promoting innovative and inclusive approaches of African-German or trilateral youth exchange for skills development in line with the SDGs and the AU Agenda 2063 and
- promoting innovative community-based change projects within the context of African-German youth exchange and voluntary youth services to implement the AU Agenda 2063 and/or the SDGs.
- For field 1 applicants have to be 14-35, for the other fields there are no age restrictions. Applicants have to be registered as a non-profit organisation in Benin, Togo, Ghana, South Africa or Tanzania. There is an option for non-registered youth groups to apply through a parent organisation.
- The proposals’ budget should be between EUR 2.000 to EUR 12.000 and the implementation period should not exceed 5 months.
For further, more detailed information please refer to the CfP2 Manual and its Annexes (on this website). Please find below additionally the information of the national focal points:
- South Africa
– WESSA – focal point: Mike Denison (email@example.com)
– TYC – focal point: George Kessy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Benin, also a hub for Togo and Ghana:
– GIZ AGYI Benin – focal point Fawaz Ayah (email@example.com)
- Interested applicants from Benin, Ghana, Togo, South Africa and Tanzania are invited to submit their project proposals until 29th February 2020 midnight South Africa time