An innovation challenge programme tagged, “Improving Agriculture supply chain efficiency in Nigeria” has been launched by Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition with up to N200,000 reward attached for Agricbusiness persons within Oyo state to win.
The Agribusiness Innovation Challenge programme is designed to support Agriculture based startups with innovations improving the supply chain in Oyo state.
About The Challenge
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), a Swiss-based foundation, launched at the United Nations in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with governments, businesses and civil society, GAIN, which aims to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious foods for all people, especially the most vulnerable, the Agribusiness Innovation Challenge is an approach to support the holistic development of Nigeria’s Agricultural sector.
The project aims to help develop businesses leveraging technology, provide technical assistance training to women and youth-led start-ups to strengthen their capacity, improve their access to financial services, and develop business concepts leveraging innovation to improve supply chain efficiency.
Zero Equity Cash Prizes
Top 4 finalists will have access to cash prizes. Prizes will be valued at up to N2,000,000 equity/debt-free.
Program participants will have access to a pool of mentors, subject matter and agribusiness experts
Access to global business network
Program participants would have the opportunity to present their innovations in front of potential investors.
Specialized Technical Assistance and Access to Dedicated Workspace
15 Selected startups will undergo 2-months of intensive and specialized technical assistance and business development training by experts and key stakeholders.
Who Can Apply?
The program is solely for Agribusinesses startups with supply chain innovations in Oyo state.
October 2022 to January 2023