US$1.2 million Innovation Fund launched to unearth emerging technologies

Fund seeks to support entrepreneurs using renewable energy to start or diversify existing businesses The African Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) ( has today launched a US$1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy to create new business opportunities. Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding. The fund is aimed at strengthening market readiness of emerging innovations, as well as secure financial, technical, and networking support for taking […]

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