Dear All,

Here copied is a message from SEED Initiative. Please feel free to apply. Good luck:)




"Dear Colleague,

I am pleased to inform you that the SEED Initiative has just launched the 2014 SEED Awards to support entrepreneurs for sustainable development.


We are seeking entries from innovative start-up entrepreneurs who aim to generate environmental, social and economic benefits at the local level in a country with a developing or emerging economy.


This year SEED will make available up to:

30 SEED Africa Awards to enterprises in Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda;

12 SEED South Africa Awards to enterprises in South Africa, four of them to enterprises in the provinces of Free State, Limpopo and KwaZulu Natal;

10 SEED Low Carbon Awards for enterprises in Colombia, India, Tanzania, Uganda and Viet Nam;

3 SEED Gender Equality Awards, for enterprises in all countries that are not OECD or EU members.

The deadline for applications is April 8th 2014, 23:59 CET. 


I would be very grateful if you would forward the announcement to your relevant networks and/or include the news in any bulletins
or newsletters.
Further information about SEED and the Awards is available at


I would like to thank you in advance for supporting the SEED Initiative by assisting in the promotion of the call for applications.



Kind regards,

Dr Helen Marquard

Executive Director