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Access Agriculture Fund (Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Fund 2019).

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Deadline: 29 Mar,2019    Next term Starts:: 01 May,2019

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About.

Access Agriculture Fund is a project that is meant to create and empower youth and women involvement in agriculture. The youth in agribusiness have the potential to create positive change.

The role of ICT in Agriculture has to include agriculture to be accessible to farmers in rural areas through diverse creation of ideas and initiatives to train the farmers through video dissemination.

Access Agriculture is an NGO that has already worked with farmers in Asia, Latin America as well as Africa. The selected winners of this competition from Africa will receive a Smart Digisoft Projector with a diverse library containing 200 videos shown in 75 different languages. This smart projector also comes with a portable battery plus a solar panel and therefore videos can be shown without internet connection and even in areas without electricity.

 

Eligibility and Criteria.

  • You must be a solo applicant or in a team of not more than four.
  • You must be less than 30 years old at the time of application.
  • You must first register at the Access agriculture portal in order to submit your application.
  • You must only submit one application per team or per person as well.
  • Your solution must address key ideas and your business model must address real impact areas.

 

Awards and Benefits.

  • The benefit of getting the Smart Digisoft Projector which can operate in areas without internet connection and electricity.
  • Gain advanced mentor-ship from the access agriculture fund.
  • Opportunity to sign an 18 months agreement with access agriculture team where you will gain unmatched support.
  • Opportunity to start your work within 3 months from winning the prize.
  • The Access agriculture team will cover the cost of shipment and duty costs and transport the projector to your provided physical address or residence.

 

How to Apply.

To apply please click here.

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