Accelerating Green Innovation through Youth Entrepreneurship (AGIYE) is an acceleration program seeking green, innovative business ideas that can contribute to protecting both life and nature while addressing climate mitigation and adaptation.
With funding & advisory support from the British Council and implementation support from ActionAid Bangladesh, Bangladesh Youth Environment Initiative (BYEI) is inviting applications from young people to support their green business ideas.
The best ideas will receive comprehensive technical and financial support to turn the ideas into real businesses or develop or scale them up further.
A team can submit up to 3 business ideas, but only one idea per team will be considered for the next stage.
Age: Open to individuals 18-35 years from all across Bangladesh.
Education: There is no educational requirements.
Qualities: Strong commitment with a go-getter and entrepreneurial mindset who can operationalise a business.
Business ideas: Ideas should focus on addressing the needs of people in climate-vulnerable communities and delivering benefits to them
Guiding principles for ideas: The business ideas should be in the idea or piloting stage and should ideally be: