Preliminary results of the Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021

Preliminary results of the Global Disruptive Tech Challenge 2021

159 applications from 38 countries of the world (5 continents!) have been submitted to the Challenge for Restoring Landscapes in the Aral Sea Region.
108 of submitted applications (68%) have been evaluated by the expert jury members by 4 thematic areas:
1️⃣  agriculture and land management;
2️⃣  sustainable forestry;
3️⃣  socio-economic development;
4️⃣  information and knowledge.
24 out of 108 applications have been selected to present and defend their projects during Grand Finale - Challenge Week.

During Challenge Week the names of the final winners will be announced, who will receive:
- awards;
- opportunity to participate in the thematic training sessions;
- mentoring support.
You can learn more about the selected projects here.
Still have questions? Contact Balzhan Zhumagazina,

This project is implemented with the support of the Central Asia Water and Energy Program (CAWEP), administered by the World Bank and financed by the European Union, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and is part of the World Bank Resilient Landscape in Central Asia RESILAND CA + Program. The project is implemented by the Kazakh-German University (DKU) in partnership with the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) and Plug and Play (P&P).

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