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Standard Digital – AYuTe Africa Challenge Kenya

Refer:- https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/business/article/2001468202/new-funding-for-agritech-innovators-seeks-to-boost-farmer-productivity

Young entrepreneurs in Kenya will benefit from the opportunity to pitch investment ideas in agritech solutions to boost income and productivity of smallholder farmers.

The Heifer International Kenya initiative, dubbed, 2023 AYuTe Africa Challenge Kenya, seeks to allow participants secure funding and visibility to scale up their agricultural technology solutions.

The challenge will award up to Sh2million cash grants for top winners with rewards for promising young agritech innovators embracing technology to reimagine farming and food production across Africa.

“AYuTe is our vehicle to reward and drive innovation in the agriculture sector not just in Kenya but in other African countries where we are working with smallholder farmers,” said Heifer International Kenya Country Director, Esta Kamau.

Through the E4Impact Accelerator, top 24 innovators will undergo a 2-month incubation program among other benefits such as linkage to investment, networking, training, coaching, and mentorship opportunities.

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