AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge 2024

Deadline: 21st of April, 2024

For the 2024 AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge, applications are now being accepted.The CGIAR Accelerate for Impact Platform (A4IP) powers the AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge, which is jointly coordinated by the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT) of Egypt, The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, Icarda, IWMI, and IFPRI, and CGIAR Centers. The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), Alex Bank,PRIMA, Climate Resilient Africa Fund (CRAF), CGIAR Initiatives and units operating in the MENA area, and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt (MOHESR) encourage and support this initiative.


  • The AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge is a program designed specifically for early-stage agri-tech ventures in Egypt.
  • At this stage, you must have a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) or Proof of Concept (POC).
  • This program will support and prepare you to build a solid go-to-market strategy through technical validation and access to the market.


  • Your agri-tech innovation must align with one of the priority areas:
  • Digital agriculture and
  • precision farming
  • Agri-finance solutions
  • Sustainable value chain development
  • Capacity building tools
  • Efficient irrigation water management


Through the AgriTech4Egypt Innovation Challenge, you will receive the tools and step-by-step support to build the foundations of an agri-tech venture for scalable growth in Egypt.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of agriculture in Egypt
  • Benefit from a fully funded, 4-day immersive bootcamp
  • Connect with a network of international partners and agribusinesses
  • Be exposed to expert guidance from CGIAR scientists and industry experts
  • Access a sponsored 6-month acceleration program, combining entrepreneurial training and technical assistance

Click here to apply 

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