10 hours to solve the next 10 years

Date : Monday, 28 October 2019
Time : 9:00am - 9:00pm (registration at 8am)
Location: AICC Accra

The Hack

The Global Landscapes Forum is founded on four principles: connecting, sharing, learning and acting. Together with the Youth in Landscapes Initiative the GLF is hosting its first ever hackathon that will connect people, to share ideas, learn from each other and act together to creatively problem solve for on the ground sustainable landscape initiatives. We are looking for the most creative solution to engage African youth in landscape restoration.

The Challenge:
10 hours to solve the next 10 years

We have 10 years to prevent a climate catastrophe and accomplish the SDGs which together could put the world onto a sustainable path for everyone. Your challenge? Demonstrate the power and potential of nature based and landscape based solutions to climate change by designing a creative solution to engage African youth in landscape restoration. Do all of this in just 10 hours!

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Who Can Participate?

Creative thinkers, designers, developers, activists, researchers, practitioners

What is the Outcome?

The most creative sustainable landscape initiatives and ideas that will engage the youth of Africa in landscape restoration and spark progress and change.

The Prize

  • $500 donation to the project of your choice*
  • Opportunity to present your winning idea at GLF Accra 2019
  • Dedicated social media posts on GLF channels highlighting your winning idea
  • Two tickets to GLF Accra 2019 for you and a guest
*The project must be located in Africa, be related to sustainability and approved by GLF Knowledge Committee

The Location

FAO Regional Office for Africa (RAF)

#2 Gamel Abdul Nasser Road