Applications are now open for the maiden edition of MTFC Innov8Agric Challenge.
The innovation challenge which is a key event at this year’s edition of Meet The Farmer’s Conference will host young farmers, agripreneurs, and Innovators in the Agric Value Chain to compete for the grand Prize of 5,000USD, an all expense paid trip to Dubai for the Grand Finale, access to follow-on funding amongst other business opportunities.
Organized by Crenov8, the challenge is aimed at promoting innovative ideas for early stage Agric entrepreneurs from all sectors of the agriculture ecosystem who are applying creative and innovative methods to improve the agriculture value chain.
Interested entrepreneurs can apply via: http://mtf.crenov8.com/innov8agric. The selection team made up of successful entrepreneurs, investors and industry leaders will be selecting the best ideas based on innovativeness, originality and viability of the idea. Deadline for the application is 30th June, 2018.
The regional finale will hold during the Meet the Farmers Conference in 4 African cities – Accra Ghana on 4th July, Nairobi Kenya on 2nd August, Kigali Rwanda on 5th September, Abuja Nigeria on 4th October while the Grand Finale will hold on 4th November 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Selected businesses will have the opportunity to exhibit and participate in the regional satellite conferences. Winners will emerge from each region and then go on an All-expense paid to Dubai to participate and exhibit in the MTFC grand finale and pitch for the top prize of 5000USD as well as follow-on funding and investment opportunities. They will also have access to a high worth pool of investors and potential customers at the conference.
Innov8 Agric Challenge is an initiative of the Agri Value Chain Development Conference, Meet The Farmers Conference (MTFC) which will hold across four African Countries and in Dubai, UAE with the focus on The Future of Agribusiness.
Register to participate in the conference via http://mtfc.crenov8.com