Digital Innovation Challenge

The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2019

The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), in partnership with the Innovation Village, Mukwano (AK Oils and Fats Ltd), National Union of Agribusinesses and Farm Entreprises (NUCAFE) Welthungerhilfe and MTN Uganda are officially launching the Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture 2018.

The Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture is seeking innovators with a passion for developing sustainable digital solutions to transform agriculture and improve farmer livelihoods in Uganda.

The Digital Innovation Challenge is bringing together reputable private sector players in the agricultural sector with Uganda’s startups and innovators, to solve specific challenges in the sector.

The three challenge areas include;

  1. How might we build a ‘farmer loyalty program’?
  2. How might we improve the management of agriculture value chains?
  3. How might we enable farmers to access and share farm extension workers, tools and equipment?

Benefits of Digital Innovation Challenge

  • Mentorship
  • Scale Solution
  • Funding

Judging Criteria

  • Relevance and impact
  • Feasibility
  • Readiness and Traction
  • Innovation

How to Apply

Are you a registered startup that has been operational for at least one year?

Do you have a potential digital solution that can address any of these challenges? Apply for the Digital Innovation Challenge for Agriculture here.

Deadline: 21st January 2019

Competition

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