Accelerator for low and high tech projects developing food, land, and water systems in Africa

until 16.02.2024
Industry/Technology: agriculture, ecology, food system, innovations, social welfare, transport and logistic, Sustainable Development Goals

Region – Afriсa

The program addresses the global challenge of hunger and poor living conditions in fragile and conflict-affected zones, including Jordan, Kenya, Nigeria and Yemen. In collaboration with major international research and humanitarian entities, the program seeks to identify and scale high-impact innovations enhancing food, land, and water systems (FLWS) in these vulnerable regions.

Focus areas

  1. Water and Resilience in Refugee and Host Communities; 
  2. Digital Solutions for Climate Security and Migration; 
  3. Resilient Food Systems and Nutrition; 
  4. Water and Resilience in Conflict-Affected Areas;

Eligibility criteria

  • Established legal entity;
  • Presence or willingness to build in one of the four countries of implementation;
  • Innovation addressing priority areas with a clear pathway to scale;
  • Low or high-tech solutions tailored to the needs;

Prizes

  1. Six-month Sprint acceleration program;
  2. Business-oriented training, mentoring, and science-based technical assistance;
  3. Access to the research network of the world’s largest publicly funded research-for-development organization;
  4. Strategy workshops;
  5. US$30,000 equity-free grant for winning innovations;
  6. Exposure to national and international funders;
  7. Post-acceleration support;