ABOUT PITCH AGRIHACK
Pitch AgriHack encourages and supports young African agritech entrepreneurs to unleash their creativity and innovation and help transform the continent’s agriculture sector.
Pitch AgriHack is a competition that identifies and amplifies efforts by young innovators to build resilience through digital agriculture products and services. These innovations should be scalable and generate measurable impact in Africa’s food systems. Winners receive funding and continued support to scale up their innovations to transform the agriculture sector.
Pitch AgriHack supports technological innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture across Africa. It targets young entrepreneurs 18 to 40 years. The Pitch AgriHack competition is sponsored by Heifer International and managed by Generation Africa, a thematic platform of The African Food Systems Forum (AGRF).
Pitch AgriHack offers a platform for visionary minds to present their technological solutions in order to transform the continent’s agricultural landscape. With a total prize money of US $45,000, Pitch AgriHack 2023 will reward the most promising ventures that address key challenges and promote sustainable agricultural development.
Pitch AgriHack also provides opportunities for networking, mentorship, training, and exposure to potential investors and partners. By participating in Pitch AgriHack, you will join a community of like-minded entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference in Africa’s food systems.
Congratulations to the 2023 Pitch AgriHack Winners:
The Early-Stage Winners
Winner: Watson Matsa
eSusFarm, South Africa
Runner-up: El Mahdi Aboulmanadel
Women-Led Agribusiness Winners
Winner: Priscilla Wakarera
Runner-up: Solape Akinpelu
Mature and Growth-Stage Winners
Winner: Tunde Adeyemi
Runner-Up: Reem Nafea
THE PITCH AGRIHACK
These remarkable individuals have walked the path of innovation, resilience, and determination, transforming their agri-food ideas into impactful ventures that inspire us all. Here, we celebrate their journey and the mark they’ve left on the African agricultural landscape.
Winner: Jeffrey Appiagyei of SAYeTECH Company Limited in Ghana
Runner-up: Gabriel Eze of Rural Farmers Hub in Nigeria
Mature- and Growth-Stage category:
Winner: Mahmud Johnson of J Palm in Liberia
Runner-up: Gladys Amiandamhen of Farmcrowdy Limited in Nigeria
Women-led Agribusiness category:
Winner: Ore Alemede of GrowAgric in Kenya
Runner-up: Nomaliso Musasiwa of Fresh In A box in Zimbabwe
The Pitch AgriHack competition is sponsored by Heifer International and managed by Generation Africa, a thematic platform of the African Food Systems Forum (AGRF).