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.
The aim of the African-German Youth Initiative Innovation Fund (AGYI-IF) is to improve youth exchange and mobility between African countries and Germany and to develop essential competencies and skills among young individuals from African countries and Germany by focussing on sustainable global development and strengthening the idea of ‘global citizenship’.
Eligible for funding are projects in the fields of:
- enabling African alumni from German-African youth exchange programs to act as multipliers for youth exchange and youth voluntary services
- promotion of innovative and inclusive approaches of African-German or trilateral youth exchange for skills development in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the AU Agenda 2063
- 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 number one 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 2.000 to 12.000 Euro and the implementation period should not exceed five months.
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 using the link below.