Innovation SL- Freetown Pitch Night, for the second year organized the Orange Social Venture Prize Sierra Leone. What is the OSVP? The Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and Middle-East aims at promoting Social Innovation for development, thanks to information and communication technologies. Having become a benchmark contest, the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa […]
The European Union Delegation to Sierra Leone and Freetown Pitch Night is organizing a Pitch Event to mark EU Delegation to Sierra Leone Climate Diplomacy Week 2020.The theme is Replacement of Single Plastic Use.The winner stands a chance to win a foreign travel sponsored by the EU and Brussels Airlines for the purpose of improving […]
The first edition of Freetown Pitch Night 2020 was held at the British Council, on the 11th March 2020; Time 18:30-20:30 (6:30-8:30). The theme for this edition was SDG 2- End Hunger. Background How can we achieve Zero Hunger in Sierra Leone: The SDG2 aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, […]
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is with regret we must announce that the Freetown Pitch Night has been temporarily suspended. Nevertheless, we have decided to put out calls for ideas for our previously scheduled pitch events, the entries for which we will evaluate and provide feed back. One of the calls has been conceived […]
In light of the increasing spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, and the Government of Sierra Leone advice saying no gatherings over 100 people, Freetown Pitch Night will no longer be held live at the British Council until further notice. The next editions will be pre-recorded and shown on our facebook page. Kindly visit our […]
Freetown Pitch Night 2020 Season! Where Ideas Come to Life Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Zero Hunger: How can we achieve Zero Hunger in Sierra Leone: The SDGs aim to end all forms of hunger and malnutrition by 2030, making sure all people–especially children–have sufficient and nutritious food all year. This involves promoting sustainable agricultural, supporting small-scale farmers and equal access to land, technology and markets. Entrepreneurs have a role […]
Agro-processing refers to the addition of value to raw agricultural material through product transformation; postharvest grading, sorting, washing, and packaging; and storage and distribution. Six students with ideas on agro processing from Njala, FBC, UNIMAK, IPAM will pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. This edition of the Freetown Pitch Night is in partnership […]