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AgroHack Challenge 2022
On-Farm Production (crops, livestock)

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.

Support
Nigeria
Deadline: 3rd of October 2022
Agri-Jobs 4 Youth
Food Business

Are you running a business, or do you have an idea on poultry, passion fruits, groundnuts, and apiculture (bee-keeping/honey) value chains? LakeHub in collaboration with GIZ seeks to incubate youth and women in agri-business with the aim of establishing agri-entrepreneurs in the agri-food sector. Applicants should be from Bungoma, Kakamega, Siaya or Kisumu counties in Kenya.

Incubation
Kenya
Deadline: 31st of August 2022
AUDA-NEPAD Call for MSME-led Digital Solutions.
Agri-Tech and Digital Services

This Call for Digital Solutions is looking for MSMEs that provide digital solutions which support trade and/or green infrastructure. Through this call, AUDA and NEPAD are looking to provide business development support to MSMEs in the green infrastructure and trade sectors. If your business is looking for support to launch or scale a digital solution for green infrastructure and/or trade, please consider applying.

Support
All Countries
Deadline: 31st of August 2022
SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme
Food Business

The SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme supports entrepreneurs to become successful and resilient business owners through extensive entrepreneurial skills development, mentorship and access to markets, finance and practical business tools and templates.

Support
South Africa
Deadline: 31st of August 2022
ScalingUp Women-Led Digital Businesses
Agri-Tech and Digital Services

The rapid spread of digital technologies across Africa is creating many business opportunities. Yet, women entrepreneurs still face obstacles to grow their businesses. To help address this challenge, the eTrade for Women initiative, led by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, will host a Masterclass for women digital entrepreneurs from English-speaking African countries in Lagos, Nigeria, on 6-9 December 2022. The Masterclass is organized in partnership with Damilola Olokesusi, Founder and CEO of Shuttlers, and eTrade for Women Advocate.

Training
Nigeria
Deadline: 10th of September 2022
Food Systems Leadership Programme
Financial Services

Are you a leader fuelled by an ambition for impact and a hunger for action? Are you working in the fields of Agri-Finance, Aquaculture and Horticulture? Join 40 leaders from Agri-Finance, Aquaculture and Horticulture on a world-class leadership development programme hosted by Wageningen University & Research, and Wasafiri Consulting.

Fellowship
Kenya
Deadline: 18th of September 2022
Halcyon Fellowship Application Spring 2023
Food Business

Halcyon is the community supporting impact-driven businesses and their founders through space, community, and access. Halcyon’s fellows are a global network of impact-driven leaders who are designing and building a better future. Apply now for the Halcyon Fellowship.

Fellowship
All Countries
Deadline: 30th of September 2022
FAO-IAFN Women SME Accelerator Mentorship Programme
Food Business

Organised by FAO and IAFN, the objective of the jointly-led Accelerator Mentorship Programme is to foster a selected number of women entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa with one-to-one mentorship with a panel of experts who are leading women entrepreneurs from around the globe, using a structure through which participants can interact and learn from the expert panel, as well as to provide them with access to knowledge and tools necessary to grow their enterprises and adapt to an ever-changing marketplace.

Training
All Countries
Deadline: 30th of September 2022
TechBridge Accelerator
Food Business

Are you an exceptional founder with a knack for solving problems for the African market? The TechBridge Accelerator seeks to support your venture to access investment and get ready to scale to new markets.

Investment
All Countries
Deadline: 19th of August 2022
Women for Africa Foundation — Research Fellowships in Spain
Research and Development

The Women for Africa Foundation has launched the 8th Edition of its “Science by Women” program. The program aims to promote African women’s leadership in scientific research and technology transfer, and to foster the capacity of the research centers in their home countries. Thematic areas include sustainable agriculture and food security, water, energy and climate change; and several others. 

Fellowship
All Countries
Deadline: 30th of September 2022
CLIFF-GRADS Fellowship
Climate Change

The Climate, Food and Farming, Global Research Alliance Development Scholarships (CLIFF-GRADS) Programme is a joint initiative of the Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases (GRA) and the CGIAR. CLIFF-GRADS builds capability in early-career scientists from developing countries to conduct applied research in agriculture greenhouse gas emissions quantification and mitigation.

Fellowship
All Countries
Deadline: 1st of September 2022
THRIVE Global Impact Challenge For Innovative Startups 2022
Food Safety

The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture. Aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Global Impact Challenge is focused on three key themes each one central to supporting the transition to a net-zero future for agriculture.

Investment
All Countries
Deadline: 26th of August 2022