MasterCard Foundation 2021-2022 Young Africa Works AgroHack Challenge for Young Nigerians

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AgroHack Challenge is seeking innovative ideas across the value chain of the agriculture industry. These ideas will be accelerated to create new opportunities for many young Nigerians.

The key objective of AgroHack Challenge is to harness innovative solutions that will enhance rapid growth in the agriculture food sector and increase output and profitability for farmers, create new jobs and increase food security in Nigeria.

About Mastercard Foundation

The Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper. All people, no matter where their starting point in life, should have an equal chance to succeed. We believe that with access to education, financial services, and skills training, people can have that chance. Our focus is helping economically disadvantaged young people in Africa to find opportunities to move themselves, their families, and their communities out of poverty to a better life.

Aim and Benefits of Mastercard Foundation AgroHack Challenge

  • Participants also stand a chance to win up to one million naira
  • Accelerator programme
  • 5 days Enterprise boot camp
  • Intense mentorship from a pool of international mentors
  • Business support services
  • Access to investors
  • Access potential clients
  • New market opportunities

See Also: Singapore International Graduate Award (SINGA) 2022 For International Students

Requirements for Mastercard Foundation AgroHack Challenge Qualification

  • Must have a team (minimum of 2 )
  • 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 a global impact
  • Have a minimum viable product
  • Have a business model with a clear customer segment
  • Have any market traction

Interview date, Process and Venue for Mastercard Foundation AgroHack Challenge

Does your ventureā€¦

  • 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

Application Deadline

October 1, 2021

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Mastercard Foundation on reg.smetoolkit.ng to apply

For more details, click here

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