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Applications open for female-focused green energy accelerator programme.

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has opened applications for the Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator Programme, which will offer female-run green startups access to support, mentorship and capital.

The programme stems from the Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy initiative launched last year by AWIEF in partnership with the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), and will be implemented in Malawi and Nigeria.

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AWIEF is targeting 10 women-owned or women-led enterprises involved in renewable and green energy production or service. Entrepreneurs will receive tailored support and training for scaling; one-on-one expert mentoring and coaching; tangible opportunities to raise capital; and access to networks, partners and investors for growth.

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The Women in Green Energy Ventures Accelerator will take place over a period of eight weeks from March 15, and applications are open here until March 1.

Source: disrupt-africa

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