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Africa must follow Senegal’s lead and ensure rural communities are not forgotten

ast week the Senegalese government announced a $93.3 million project to promote entrepreneurship in rural communities. Called the Rural Youth Agripreneur Support Project, the initiative is backed by a $51.9 million loan from the International Fund for Rural Development (IFAD) and will provide training and financial support to young people in the agriculture, fisheries, and …

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Nestlé launches R&D innovation challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa

Today, Nestlé kicked off a Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the company’s efforts to contribute to the local innovation ecosystem. The challenge will help boost local entrepreneurship, as well as provide a platform for start-ups and universities to contribute to local sustainable growth …

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Are you an Agritech Startup? Apply for Innov8Agric Challenge to Win up to $5,000 in Funding

Applications are now open for early stage agritech startups to apply for the 2019 Innov8Agric Challenge. Currently, in its 2nd edition, the challenge is aimed at discovering innovative ideas in the Agritech space in Africa as well as support them to scale their operations. The challenge is organised by Crenov8 …

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Top startup events in South Africa, Africa you should know about this week

Startup founders in Cape Town have a choice of two Solution Space events to attend on Friday (3 May). The first is a VC Office Hours session with Hlayisani Capital portfolio manager Mathew Palin. The second is an IP Office Hours session with Von Seidels founding partner Rowan Joseph. For those in …

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