Programs & Initiatives

Join our programs and initiatives to access mentorship, training, and funding opportunities that can take your agri-food venture to the next level.

We offer a range of transformative programs and initiatives designed to empower and equip youth entrepreneurs in the agri-food sector with the skills, resources, and support they need to succeed.

Generation Africa Fellowship Program (GAFP)

The Generation Africa Fellowship Program (GAFP) is a highly tailored 6-month course exclusively designed for high-potential SMEs selected from the GoGettaz and Pitch AgriHack competitions. Through personalized coaching in business and personal development, GAFP offers a life-changing opportunity for participants to elevate their ventures and leadership skills. This fellowship program aims to nurture and elevate promising agripreneurs, turning their innovative ideas into scalable, impactful businesses.

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

The GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition, an integral part of the Generation Africa movement, aims to inspire the next generation of African agripreneurs. This competitive platform connects ambitious agripreneurs to the vital resources they need to move their businesses successfully from ideation to scale. Open to all value chain players in Africa’s food system, from production to agri-tech to value addition, GoGettaz seeks innovative ideas and disruptive solutions that transform the agri-food landscape.

Pitch AgriHack Competition

Pitch AgriHack, supported by Heifer International and managed by Generation Africa, drives technological innovation and entrepreneurship in African agriculture. Geared towards young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 40, this competition seeks to identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services. Winning innovators will receive funding and continued support to scale up their initiatives, driving measurable impact in Africa’s food systems.

Generation Africa Online Academy

The Generation Africa Online Academy is an innovative virtual platform that strengthens our support for youth entrepreneurs. With a focus on increasing employability and work readiness, the academy offers a diverse array of content, including digital skills training at various levels, agripreneurship courses, and job readiness preparation. Additionally, the platform provides valuable resources on leveraging Microsoft tools to optimize agribusiness operations, fostering technological proficiency and business growth.