The Food Connection Challenge 2018 is now open for SMEs in Nigeria and Benin. In 2018, BoP Innovation Center and Crosswise Works calls upon SMEs in Nigeria and Benin to submit their innovative ideas to reduce post – harvest losses. The Food Connection Challenge is organized with the support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Agriculture. It is organized to solve post-harvest losses on company level through the development of innovative ideas.
Are you an SME in Nigeria or Benin, active in the agri & food sector and struggling with issues related to storing, processing, cleaning, grading, handling or transporting of (processed) agricultural products? Join the Food Connection Challenge!
You will benefit from workshops, training sessions, innovation jams and remote coaching to improve your ideas and turn them into a business plan that is ready to be implemented. The best plans will be pitched at a final event.
If you win you will receive matching funding from the Postharvest Network to realize your plans, up to a maximum of €20,000.