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Pitch AgriHack supports technological innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture across Africa. It targets young entrepreneurs 18 to 40 years. Pitch AgriHack 2021 is sponsored by global development organization Heifer International. The competition will identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services. These innovations should be scalable and generate measurable impact in Africa’s food systems. Winners will receive funding and continued support to scale up their innovations to transform the agriculture sector. Applications for Pitch AgriHack 2021 are open until August 16, 2021.

About Pitch AgriHack

Heifer International is sponsoring the 2021 Pitch AgriHack Competition, targeting African businesses that bring technological innovation to the agriculture industry. The competition will identify and amplify efforts by young innovators to build resilience beyond COVID-19 through digital agriculture products and services. These innovations should be scalable and generate measurable impact in Africa’s food systems. Winners of the competition will receive funding and continued support to scale up their innovations into products that can help transform the entire sector. 

About Heifer International

Heifer International is a global non-profit working to eradicate poverty and hunger through sustainable, values-based, holistic community development. Heifer has been working in Africa for over 46 years and is currently implementing an agricultural transformation initiative designed to catalyse the strategic shift needed to secure a sustainable and dynamic future for Africa’s smallholder farmers and agricultural sector.