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French Government Challenge 2020 for African Entrepreneurs to the Africa-France summit (funded)

Brief Description

Announced at the press conference presenting the 2020 Africa-France Summit held in Bordeaux on Tuesday 17 September 2019, the Challenge of 1.000 is a joint initiative of Digital Africa and the Summit. 

The State will invite 1.000  African entrepreneurs to come to Bordeaux to present their solutions at The City of Solutions, a show dedicated to projects and solutions for sustainable cities and territories to be held during the 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit. June 4, 5 and 6, 2020. 


The selection of contractors will meet the following criteria: 

• Being an African entrepreneur, having an activity related to one of the 7 districts of The City of Solutions

• Gender Parity 

• Geographical balance of origin of Contractors 

• Balance of themes on the 7 districts (Access to essential services, Feeding the cities, Building and enhancing the city, Moving around the city / visit the city, Living in the city, Financing and structuring projects, Connecting the city) 

• To be the bearer of an innovative or duplicable solution, at a lower cost and a strong impact to make French and African cities more sustainable from an environmental and social point of view 

• Be registered on the Digital Africa platform.

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