Two African agri-tech new companies have won US$50,000 each in the wake of being named victors of the current year's GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize.
The second yearly GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize rivalry commenced in April, with more than 3,000 new companies enlisting to contend.
Inevitably, six youngsters and six young ladies business people from nine African nations made it to the best 12, with the victors declared a week ago hence two business visionaries brought home US$50,000 each.
They were Daniella Kwayu, prime supporter and (CEO) of Tanzania's Phema Agri, which is a computerized agribusiness stage interfacing speculators hoping to develop their cash with smallholder ranchers searching for working capital arrangements, and Moses Katala, fellow benefactor and CEO of Rwanda's Magofarm, which plans to take care of the issue of increasing expenses of animal feeds and the expanding interest for manageable, eco-accommodating and supplement rich protein fixings.
Four business visionaries were likewise named to get a US$2,500 Impact Award: Elizabeth Gikebe of Kenya's Mhogo Foods, Millicent Agidipo of Ghana's Achiever Foods, Paul Matovu of Uganda's Vertical and Micro Gardening (VMG), and Dysmus Kisilu of Kenya's Solar Freeze.
These business visionaries were chosen by the adjudicators for the striking ecological or social effect of their organizations, each endeavoring to arrive at the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and advantage their networks. Each of the 12 top finalists will get mentorship, program linkages, and other direction to proceed with their innovative excursions.