The Inter Region Economic Network (IREN), is honored to launch the Second Edition of the Agribiz4Africa Competition which will run on the platform of “Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition.” This year, the focus is on youth owned Start-Ups and SMEs from East Africa Member States (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi) + Ethiopia, Seychelles, Mauritius and Madagascar.
This exciting initiative will involve training for top 120 applicants at the Toyota Kenya Academy in Nairobi, Kenya. After training, 90 applicants will proceed for Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition. Top 30 applicants from the competition will proceed for further training and mentorship and eventually showcase their enterprises at the final Agribusiness Innovation and Trade Fair to be held in May 2016. Top 6 out of the Top 30 will be awarded direct seed fund from an available kitty of USD 20,000.