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  Applications for Season 3 of the Flour Mills of Nigeria Prize for Innovation Competition are now open. Do you run an SME operating in or developing solutions for the food and agro-allied sector? Or are you a student (undergraduate or postgraduate) with an innovative idea that could help transform the food and agro-allied industry for the better? If you are, you should consider entering this competition.
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This contest is aimed at identifying, spotlighting, and rewarding persons and businesses who are contributing to food self-sufficiency in Nigeria. The Prize for Innovation team will assess entries and judge them based on their viability and potential/existing impact. Winning entrants will receive cash prizes, along with support to help them bring their ideas to life or scale their businesses.
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The following cash prizes will be doled out to winners of the competition:
  • First Prize: ₦5 million
  • Second Prize: ₦3 million
  • Third Prize: ₦2 million

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This competition is open to persons who meet these criteria:
  • Residents of Nigeria aged 18 and above, except employees of the organizer and their close relatives
  • Own a business in or developing solutions for the food and agro-allied industry
  • An undergraduate or postgraduate student who has an innovative idea for remedying inefficiencies or solving food insecurity
Applications will remain open until February 15, 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 17th January 2024 and updated on January 20th, 2024 at 11:22 pm


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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