Claude Ayitey ERT 3 minutes, 4 seconds

The UNDP Ghana Accelerator Lab is making a nation-wide innovation platform to determine native options designed to assist society as all of us regulate to COVID-19. The Problem is a name to innovators, neighborhood activists and downside solvers, together with those that shouldn’t have a web-based presence to take part.

The Problem will cowl technological and social improvements throughout private and non-private organisations together with companies, non-governmental organisations (NGO’s), the artistic business and the casual sector. The target is to discover modern and sustainable options that may assist Ghana’s restoration from the pandemic. The Ghana Accelerator Lab will assist profitable options and initiatives to scale up.

Focal Areas

The focal areas of the problem embrace:  

  • Speaking key messages about COVID-19: How can we be sure that we keep our adherence to the important thing public training messages from the Authorities? How can we keep away from “warning fatigue” by conserving our motivation to adjust to all protocols?

  • Supporting Weak Teams together with Folks with Disabilities: There’s concern that weak teams significantly the poor and people with disabilities are being adversely affected by the pandemic. Which modern approaches can be utilized to assist them?

  • Precautionary Measures in opposition to COVID-19: The World Well being Organisation has set out the important thing precautionary measures to scale back the danger of an infection. Are there explicit modern approaches to implementing these precautionary measures? Which approaches are working finest in Ghana – significantly as we create the “new regular”?

  • Compliance with Social Distancing Necessities: We’re required to keep up bodily distance from others to scale back transmission of the virus. How can we be sure that we proceed to adjust to this requirement whereas sustaining necessary social and enterprise hyperlinks?

All submissions might be reviewed by the Ghana Accelerator Lab and shortlisted in opposition to the next standards; Relevance, Feasibility, Availability of native elements, Length/time of implementation, Ingenuity and Scalability, and Replicability. A panel of judges will assess and choose the winners.

Winners will obtain money prizes of as much as US$2,000.00 every to assist their tasks. 

people and organizations can apply right here or just attain out to the Accelerator Lab on cellphone 055 271 5963, 055 271 7258 or on WhatsApp 050 126 3699 to inform us about their options. 

Purposes have to be acquired by midnight on Friday, twenty fifth September 2020.