If you are into farming or you have an idea that could improve agricultural production in Nigeria and Africa, and you are interested in sharing the idea with other farmers, here is an opportunity for you to win the 2021 Pitch AgricHack prize sponsored by AGRF and Heifer International. The Pitch AgricHack Application Portal is now open and can now apply for Pitch AgricHack 2021.
Pitch AgricHack 2021 is a competition that is targeted at quickening entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agricultural sector by taking advantage of advanced technologies and youth involvement in Africa’s food security programme.
The Pitch AgricHack 2021, which is the 7th edition, is targeted wholly at African businesses deploying technological innovation to the agriculture industry. Before we proceed further, it is important to note that this year’s edition of Pitch AgricHack 2021 competition will be hosted by Generation African, a platform of the AGRF.
In this article, we will share with you, all necessary information that will guide you as you apply to participate in the 7th edition of Pitch AgricHack 2021. Note that there is a much as $45, 000 USD in prize to be won in this edition of the contest. As such, we advise you to pay attention to the information that we share here in other to stand a better chance of win among other contestants.
Categories of the Competition
For the Pitch AgricHack 2021 competition, there are three categories and you can choose the area you want to apply based on what you or your company can offer. Note that the Pitch AgricHack 2021 will support establishments that a powering innovation in agriculture across all the categories.
See the categories below:
- Early Stage
- Mature/Growth Stage
• Six winners will be selected from across the three categories.
• A one-day boot camp in preparation for the final pitches.
• Continued support as winners develop and grow their enterprises.
How to Apply for Pitch AgricHack prize
Like we said earlier, this year’s Pitch AgricHack 2021 will be hosted by Generation African, a platform of the AGRF. To apply, follow the steps below:
- Visit the official application portal at www.genAfrica.org
- Click on “Apply Now”
- You will be required to create an account or sign in with your Google, Facebook or LinkedIn accounts. You can choose the one you like.
- Fill the form with all the necessary information.
Okay! That is all about the Pitch AgricHack 2021. Once you have successfully applied, all other important communications will be sent to your email. Winners will be announced on 7th September 2021.