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Calling All African Agripreneurs: Win $50,000 in Africa’s Biggest Agripreneurship Competition.

Get ready for the most exciting opportunity of the year! The highly anticipated 2023 edition of the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition is now open for applications. This prestigious competition is Africa’s largest annual agripreneurship event, offering two young African agripreneurs the chance to win a life-changing $50,000 each.

But that’s not all! In addition to the grand prizes, there are four Impact Awards worth $2,500 each. These awards recognize innovative businesses that make a positive social and environmental impact by contributing to climate-preneurship, food security, poverty reduction, and job creation in their communities.

If you’re an African agripreneur aged between 18 and 35, and you’re the founder or co-founder of an innovative and scalable agrifood business, this competition is tailor-made for you. Imagine having access to top mentors, a network of global industry leaders, and a thriving community that supports your growth and success.

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition aims to fast-track the growth of agribusinesses with the potential to ensure food security and provide dignified employment. To be eligible, you must be a citizen of an African country, and your business headquarters should be based in Africa.

Here’s the exciting part: the final pitch contest and award ceremony will be held live on stage at the prestigious AGRF Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in September. This is your chance to showcase your innovative ideas to a panel of expert judges and gain exposure to potential investors, partners, and collaborators through the AGRF Agribusiness Deal Room.

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize is spearheaded by Generation Africa, a movement dedicated to inspiring the next generation of African agripreneurs. In addition to the competition, Generation Africa offers specialized agriculture-centered scholarship opportunities and an advocacy platform through the Generation Africa Fellowship Programme (GAFP).

Dickson Naftali, Head of Generation Africa, emphasized the significance of agripreneurship for the continent, saying, “Agripreneurship is the biggest, most important opportunity in Africa. With emerging technologies transforming the sector, we want African youth to seize this opportunity with both hands. A strong, African-led agrifood sector is our best hope for a prosperous continent without hunger and malnutrition.”

Don’t miss out on this incredible chance to make a difference and transform your agribusiness dreams into reality. Apply for the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition today and join the ranks of Africa’s most innovative and successful agripreneurs. Together, let’s create a future of sustainable food security and economic growth for our continent.

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