Call for Nominations: EVWA Changemakers 2024


Call for Nominations: EVWA Changemakers 2024

EVWA 2024 Call for Nominations

The Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (BKMC) recently launched the third “Elevating the Voices of Women Farmers (EVWA) Changemakers Campaign” call for nominations!

We are looking for 30 under 30 passionate African changemakers, who lead projects in their communities that empower women farmers in Africa.

The BKMC’s “Elevating the Voices of Women in Agriculture (EVWA)“ Campaign aims to highlight and galvanize action for the empowerment of women farmers in Africa. As part of the EVWA Changemakers Campaign, we will recognize the efforts of exceptional individuals and initiatives, and promote them on the Ban Ki-moon Centre's platforms.

One out of 30 EVWA Changemakers will be announced as the EVWA Champion. They will receive a USD 5.000 seed-funding award to scale the impact of their project, and feature in a captivating documentary, which will be revealed at COP29 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The 30 selected EVWA Changemakers will

  • access a global stage on the BKMC platform to promote their efforts
  • get the chance to win the 5.000 USD EVWA Champion Award to accelerate their project
  • present their project in a unique multimedia documentary, which might be featured at COP29

Application criteria

  • Between 18 and 30 years old
  • National of an African country
  • Have upper-intermediate English language skills
  • Leading a project that directly works with and empowers women farmers in Africa

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2024, 23:55 CEST.

Apply here >