Applications are open for the AgroHack Challenge and they are looking for young Nigerians with innovative ideas to revolutionise the nation’s fishery and agriculture sector.

AgroHack Challenge is aimed at using innovation to create new jobs, tackle food security, and boost food production and profit for Nigerian farmers in Lagos, Kano and Kaduna.

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The competition, powered by the Mastercard Foundation-Young Africa Works together with the Entrepreneurship Development Centre and Global Entrepreneurship Network Nigeria, are searching for ideas from across four subsectors of the agriculture industry – Cassava | Aquaculture | Poultry | Maize.

Three chosen winners will each receive access to the AgroHack Challenge accelerator program and a 5-day Bootcamp, intense International and local mentoring support, opportunity to network with investors, access to new clients and new market opportunities plus ₦1 million funding.

The program is open exclusively to Nigerians and applicants must have:

  • An innovative or scalable business idea or model in the agricultural sector (ranging anywhere from farm to fork);
  • Transform a community, a nation, a region, or have global impact;
  • Have a Minimum Viable Product;
  • Have a business model and is the customer segment clear;
  • Have any market traction;

Deadline for applying is 1st September 2020 and contact agrohack@gennigeria.org for more information.

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