African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition 2022 for African Youth Agripreneurs ( USD 140,000 grant)

African Development Bank AgriPitch Competition 2022 for African Youth Agripreneurs ( USD 140,000 grant)

African Improvement Financial institution AgriPitch Competitors 2022 for African Youth Agripreneurs ( USD 140,000 grant)

The 2022 AgriPitch Competitors is meant to assist farmers by helping them in making their companies extra financially steady and investor-ready.

Capital elevating from buyers is an important step for any startup, and this two-week coaching program is designed to assist entrepreneurs evaluation, put together, and current their companies in essentially the most favorable gentle attainable.

After receiving coaching on easy methods to handle the investor engagement course of and increasing their information in areas like enterprise fashions, funding/enterprise plans, monetary structuring, market wants evaluation, enterprise financing, and pitching, agripreneurs will meet with buyers within the on-line AgriPitch DealRoom.

Early Begin-ups (0-3 years)
Mature Begin-ups (above 3 years)
Girls-empowered Companies (WEBs)

Meet eligibility standards for Early Begin-ups.
People who’re on the very early stage of growing concepts/ideas for agripreneurship or a newly established enterprise.
Will need to have a clearly outlined prototype or proof of idea.
Could or might not have had any merchandise launched to the market.
Could or might not have a registered company entity.

People and corporations with current market traction: know-how, services or products, already out there.
Will need to have a transparent funding ask and progress plan/technique.
Have to be a registered company entity.

Meet eligibility necessities for both Early Begin-ups or Mature Begin-ups.
Companies which might be 51% owned by girls or based by a girl.

What do we provide?

AgriPitch falls beneath the African Improvement Financial institution’s fourth African Youth Agripreneurs Discussion board (AYAF) which is a platform for Africa’s youth who’re within the agriculture startup scene.

In keeping with the 2022 theme, the AgriPitch Dealroom shall be held just about. The Financial institution, via the 2022 Digital Investor Dealroom, goals to create entry to capital and markets which are sometimes the 2 important hurdles for youth agripreneurs to beat when scaling up their companies.


The AgriPitch on-line programme features a coaching session (Bootcamp) on strategic partnerships for fairness in agriculture, vitamin, and financing the youth and girls.

Within the two-week-long enterprise growth boot camp, AgriPitch opponents can attend digital classes on product growth, income channel identification, logistics, advertising, enterprise administration, funding readiness, financing, and different points, led by trainers and coaches

Following the coaching and bootcamp, the collaborating agripreneurs will obtain follow-up mentorship and training (just about) for a interval of six months. The mentorship exercise will even hyperlink the AgriPitch members to related assets all through the six month interval and past.

Complete grant funding
SME assist Period
Brief record SME’s
Who can apply?
Precedence sectors

USD 140,000
12 Months
– Youth(35 Years & Under)– Agriculture worth chain centered companies– Companies that leverages know-how
Meals & Diet

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