Call For Applications: Ye! Youth Ecopreneur Programme 2024 (Up to $10,000 Prize) | Apply Now

Youth Ecopreneur Programme (YECO) 2024 is a thrilling and revolutionary program presented by the International Trade Centre and the G20 Global Land Initiative, welcoming all young ecopreneurs to join.”. YECO 2024 is tailor-made for aspiring young entrepreneurs with a passion for creating innovative and sustainable solutions to protect our planet.

Ye! Youth Ecopreneur Programme

Ye! Youth Ecopreneur Programme 2024

This year, they are thrilled to announce that the Youth Ecopreneur Awards have evolved into a complete programme, encompassing several stages. The Awards, now in its third year, have significantly expanded to include a Global Bootcamp, an Accelerator phase, and the highly anticipated Youth Ecopreneur Awards ceremony. Each stage is strategically designed to support and promote the most talented ecopreneurs, empowering them to achieve global recognition and make a meaningful impact.


  • Fully-funded trip to an international conference
  • Hands-on training for expanding ventures
  • Tailored pitch training and mentoring
  • Seed funding (USD 100,000 for the land restoration group, with no equity required)
  • Chance to engage with an international network
  • Support with legal and intellectual property matters
  • Priority access to pro bono legal services from Sidley Austin
  • Priority access to the Google Startups for Sustainable Development program
  • Chance to win the Youth Ecopreneur Award and receive a USD 10,000 cash prize.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be younger than 35 years old (by March 22, 2024)
  • Must be a part of the Ye! Community (Sign up here )
  • Must hold a position as Founder, Co-Founder, or CEO

The Business

  • Must have a young person in a leading role
  • Must be officially registered
  • The bootcamp is available worldwide, but the accelerator is limited to specific countries (check the list here  )
  • Must focus on promoting land restoration, sustainability, circularity, and/or the green economy.

Application process

The YECO 2024 is inviting young entrepreneurs to submit their green business ideas. Applicants have until  March 22nd to submit their proposals that demonstrate creativity, sustainability, and potential for making a difference.

To begin your application, click here .

Visit the official website of Ye! Youth Ecopreneur Programme.

Application Deadline

March 22, 2024.

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