Timing and Location of the Hackathon

The Hackathon should take place around end of August 2021 and preferably be a physical event tackling issues related to sustainability in the Gambian Agricultural system using technology. The proposal is expected to include a location. Vendors have the possibility of recommending the right timing and location based on their ecosystem expertise, with the view of maximising the impact of the event.

A competitive proposal (narrative and financial) submitted must include a fallback solution/plan in case the event has to be moved to either an online or hybrid format.

Criteria/Eligibility requirements: 

A legal Business Support Organisation in operation for minimum 2 years

The organization must have experience organizing Hackathons

Must prepare monitoring and evaluation reports and adhere to a competitive budget as agreed

Have a passion to work and support women and youths in technology

Interested parties should send the following documentation:

Cover letter expressing interest outlining areas of expertise

Proposal (narrative and financial) for the Hackathon plan including focus areas/topics for solutions to be considered, project submission methodology and judging criteria for successful projects

Information about the organization and teams

Samples or pictures/videos of hackathons done

Proposals (technical and financial) should be received by 23rd July 2021, midnight GMT. Proposals and supporting documents should be sent via email to hsalem@intracen.org or deliver hand copies to the YEP office in Bakau. For information on submission, contact Mr. Baboucarr Sallah +220 3569466.