NEPAD’s Essay Contest

Enter the competition to win a prize and join NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary!

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have joined forces in celebrating NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary. It is within this context of reflecting over the advancement of the African development agenda, that the two institutions are jointly organising photo and essay competitions.

The essay competition is themed; “Looking at ICTs and entrepreneurship in agriculture and rural development through the eyes of women and the youth”.

The photo competition is themed; “Looking at ICTs, agriculture, entrepreneurship and climate change in Africa through the eyes of women and the youth”.

Word limit: 1200 – 1500 words

Africans between the age of 18 – 25 are encouraged to apply.

Prize: For each African Region (Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa) the best essay of each category will receive a prize of EUR 1000.

The winners will be informed by mid-September 2011. They will be invited to attend the NEPAD‟s 10th Anniversary award ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to receive their prizes.

Deadline: 15 August, 2011

For more information on the competition, CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD the guidelines for the essay contest.

CLICK HERE for more information on the photo contest.

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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