Nigerian and Ethiopian startups invited for food safety program application

Feed the Future, the US government’s global hunger and food security initiative has opened applications for the EatSafe Innovation Challenge, which calls on innovators to share their ideas on how existing food safety innovations can be adapted and applied in traditional markets in Nigeria and Ethiopia.

Feed the Future’s EatSafe programme, run in partnership with the SUN Business Network (SBN) and the Innovative Food System Portal, is looking for entrepreneurs, students, researchers and other innovators in Nigeria and Ethiopia who are passionate about food safety.

The Global EatSafe Innovation Challenge will offer applicants the chance to take part in Denmark’s final event. There are US$10,000 up for grabs for winning concepts. The challenge will take places between April and October. It will include national pitches in Nigeria and Ethiopia and a final global event in Denmark. 

The participants will receive national and global recognition, mentorship, mentoring, technical training, and networking opportunities with top industry players, investors and researchers. From each country competition, four winners will be selected to participate in the Global EatSafe Innovation Challenge Finals.

Open applications here, Until April 30

 

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