The African Women in Agricultural Research and Development organization announced that their 2017 AWARD AgTech Innovation Challenge for West and North Africa is now open. The funding opportunity is aimed at increasing agribusiness investments in technological and business model innovations that help bridge the gender gap in African agriculture. They are particularly interested in ideas that enhance the positive participation of African women in agricultural value chains across the continent.


To apply, go here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeST8Sbc_3Rzi1m0wj67LctZkJbp2uw1QBK_2PS7J5kiftBfg/viewform?c=0&w=1 OR contact arielle.molino@intellecap.net or D.onyoni@cgiar.org with your questions.


This award is specifically for ideas that have already been successfully piloted in either West or North Africa in the following countries:
West Africa:  Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia