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  Are you an entrepreneur building solutions along the agriculture value chain? Have you developed viable products or services that are solving pressing problems in climate resilience, food security, and nutrition in Africa? Applications are now open for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Competition. Here’s a chance for you to be rewarded for the work you do.
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The GoGettaz Agripreneur Competition awards prizes to entrepreneurs in the agribusiness space contributing to the improvement of agriculture, agro-enterprise, and the aspects of human life and endeavour that spawn from these. This year, the competition’s judges will review entrants for relevance to rural livelihoods, technology, gender impact, and job creation, among other concerns.
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These are some of the benefits that may be secured through this competition:
  • Two $50,000 grand prizes to be given to overall winners (total of $100,000)
  • Impact awards for solutions that improve rural livelihood, gender impact, natural resource conservation, nutrition, job creation and technology
  • Participation in the Agribusiness Deal Room
  • Top finalists get invited to the 2025 GoGettaz Africa Leadership Program

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This competition is open to persons who meet the following criteria:
  • Applicant must be below 35 years old and legally recognized as an adult in their country
  • Be a cofounder or founder of the venture that he or she is representing
  • Should have no criminal record related to financial impropriety
  • The venture must be legally registered in an African Union member country
  • Designed to be financially sustainable either as a for-profit or non-profit
  • Should be operating in or around one of these areas: Agrifood research and development, primary food production, crop nutrition, irrigation, mechanization and automation/robotics, crop protection, hydroponics, food retail, packaging and marketing, digital technology for agrifood sector, and renewable energy for agrifood sector, among others
Entries remain open until June 10, 2024. If you would like to apply for this opportunity, you can do so HERE.
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This article was first published on 13th April 2024


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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