The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) Innovation Accelerator recently partnered with the Federal Chancellery of the Republic of Austria, the Austrian Development Agency, and the Kofi Annan Foundation, to support the creation of the Kofi Annan Award for Innovation in Africa (KAAIA).

This new award seeks to tap into the enormous entrepreneurial potential within Africa; sourcing and scaling-up innovative solutions that will positively impact societies across the continent.