Oribi x AfriFOODlinks Incubation Programme 2024

 Deadline: 18th of April, 2024

For the 2024 Oribi x AfriFOODlinks Incubation Program, applications are now being accepted. Based in Cape Town, this initiative is managed by Oribi and powered by AfriFOODlinks. Its objective is to facilitate and assist early-stage entrepreneurs in the agri-food industry in becoming prosperous social entrepreneurs. The curriculum places a strong emphasis on implementing a circular business strategy. This strategy seeks to promote equitable growth and the restructuring of South Africa’s food system.


  • Through the AfriFOODlinks Incubation Programme, selected entrepreneurs will gain access to a support system and network designed to help them thrive. This includes mentorship from industry experts, coaching sessions to address specific challenges, networking opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals and organizations, and grant funding to scale their social enterprises.


  • If you’re a food entrepreneur based in Cape Town and you’re passionate about creating change and ready to take your business to the next level,

Selection process:

  • 4 March 2024 – Application Launch
  • 18 April 2024 – Application closes
  • May 2024 – 1st shortlisting – 100 candidates will be shortlisted to enter the ‘FOODATHON’ selection process.
  • From this group, 15 candidates will be selected to enter the 9 month incubation programme in the second half of 2024

Click here to apply 

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