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Kenya agri-tech startups can apply for $100k FoodtechAfrica accelerator


FoodtechAfrica accelerator is backed by GIZ Make-IT, an accelerator and investment platform from Norway. Kenyan youth and women-led businesses are eligible for $100,000 in investment to their companies through the programme.

GIZ Make-IT operates in East Africa, matching budding African startups to investors, foundations, and development agencies on a global scale. A recent report by Kenya Food Security 2019 Steering Group shows 1.3 million people facing a food insecurity crisis which worsened due to the pandemic.

Jonas Tesfu, the co-founder of Pangea Accelerator expressed gratitude to GIZ Make-IT in Africa for selecting Pangea and Strathmore University in their drive to, “food security in Africa through the FoodTech Africa program.”

In a recent webinar, agripreneurs outlined their interests and revealed the support provided by the sector in support of agri-based enterprises. Businesses selected are banking on 10-week intensive training aimed at business coaching and mentorship. The package includes B2B sales opportunities and a chance to interact with high net worth companies investing up to $100,000.

You can apply for the programme here


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