The SEED Awards 2019 Highlight the Contribution of Green and Social Enterprises to Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals

Tackling poverty and climate change, generating employment opportunities and contributing to economic development, this year’s 14 SEED Award winners were selected from over 900 applicants and were recognized for solutions to major local and global challenges.

This year’s SEED Awards were announced on the occasion of the SEED Malawi National Dialogue Forum in Lilongwe. The awards recognize 14 innovative start-up enterprises from Africa and Asia active in sustainable agriculture and aquaculture, waste, renewable energy, water and sanitation, sustainable tourism, biodiversity and conservation. SEED Award winners are exceptional and inspiring examples of partnership-based, locally-driven enterprises that contribute to fighting poverty and climate change in their communities and countries.