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YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program (Cohort 50) 2024

YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program (Cohort 50) 2024

 The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States Government, to train the next generation of African Leaders who will shape the future of African business and entrepreneurship, civil society leadership, and public sector management.

Selection for participation in the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa, Accra training programs is conducted as a merit-based, open competition. All eligible applications are reviewed by a selection panel and shortlisted. Shortlisted applicants are interviewed and a final selection is made.

Join Cohort 50 Onsite training for agri-business actors serving vulnerable groups on the agri-business value chain. Get networking and mentoring opportunities through the program.


YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program

Application DeadlineJune 23, 2024
Funding TypePartially Funded
TypeEntrepreneurs
SponsorYoung African Leaders Initiative (YALI)
GenderMen and Women
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Benefits of YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program

  • At the end of the program participants will be awarded with certificates and become members of the YALI Alumni
  • Participants will be taken through various forms of leadership training to prepare them for leadership roles in their various endeavors.

Requirements for YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program

Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa is a merit-based and open to young West African leaders who meet the following criteria:

  • Are 18 to 35 years of age at the time of application submission,
  • Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Sierra     Leone, The Gambia and Burkina Faso.
  • Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
  • Are eligible to receive any necessary visa to Ghana, and
  • Are proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking English.

Selection Process

Tracks

  • Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or build their own business ventures on the continent.
  • Civil Society Management: This track is oriented to those who are or aspire to be civically engaged and serve the public through non-governmental organizations, community based organizations, or volunteerism.
  • Public Policy and Management: This track is tailored to those who work or aspire to work in any level of government (including elected positions), regional organizations such as the African Union or the West Africa Community, international organizations such as the United Nations, or other publicly minded organizations or think tanks

Application Deadline

June 23, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) on yaliafricarecruitment.org to apply

For more details,visit YALI website


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