Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge in Uganda seeks to identify and support innovative business solutions contributing to a sustainable and inclusive food system in and around Northern Uganda.
About the challenge
The Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge is a structuring of the project of Social Enterprise for Sustainable Livelihoods and Food Security in Northern Uganda carried out by Caritas Switzerland and implemented by Starthub Africa.
Aim and Objectives:
The Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge aims to promote sustainable agriculture, curb malnutrition, promote food security and improve farmers’ livelihoods. In addition, the challenge seeks to identify and support innovative business solutions contributing to a sustainable and inclusive food system in and around Northern Uganda.
Focused Thematic Areas
For entrepreneurs or business that want to or are already providing
impactful solutions in food security, malnutrition, and agriculture
production and want to grow their business and impact.
#1. Technology & Digital Agriculture
#2. Education Services for Farmers
#3. Malnutrition Challenges
#4. Food Productivity
#5. Agro Processing
#6. Agricultural Market Information
#7. Climate & Smart Farming
#8. Access to Inputs
#9. Food Wastage Management
Who can apply for the Acholi Agribusiness Innovation ChallengeAgricultural Market
InformationWho can apply for the Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge
Entrepreneurs with already existing business or innovations, and
aspiring entrepreneurs with just an idea in the mentioned thematic
areas can apply.
#1 Applicants who have an agribusiness innovative idea to be implemented around the Acholi Sub-region.
#2. Anyone with an already existing agribusiness solution being implemented in the Acholi Sub-region.
#3. Entrepreneurs with innovative solutions in thematic areas listed above.
#4. Women entrepreneurs are especially encouraged to apply.
Important Eligibility requirements:
Record a short video and tell us more about yourself.
This is optional. If you decide to record a video, please tell us why you started the business, what have you achieved so far and where do you want to go?
Acholi Agribusiness Innovation Challenge: Benefits:
Win a share of UGX40m in grants + 5 months of mentorship.