Posted By in Engager les jeunes dans l'agribusiness
Posted 12 November 2018 at 03:20

Lancement de la Semaine Mondiale de l’Entrepreneuriat

Nous sommes en directe du Palais du 29 Juillet de Niamey, où nous célébrons la semaine mondiale de l’entrepreneur qui à 11eme édition et 8eme au Niger couplée au Forum des Jeunes Entrepreneurs. Cette semaine est célébré sur le thème des jeunes dans l’ Agri business au Niger, dont la cérémonie d’ouverture est président par le Ministre de l’Entrepreneuriat des Jeunes Monsieur Issifi Sadou en présence de ses paires au nombre d’une vingtaine, du président de la délégation spéciale de la ville de Niamey, du gouverneur de la région de Niamey, des corps diplomatiques et de plusieurs jeunes entrepreneurs venus pour la circonstance. Dans son mot de bienvenu le gouverneur de la région de Niamey, a souhaité la chaleureuse bienvenue à tous les jeunes entrepreneurs dont il estime sa région regorge le plus grand nombre.

Après les mots du gouverneur de la région de Niamey, s’en est suivi le discours du Présid

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Taking Business to the next level

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Uganda
  27 June 2018, 14:00-17:00

At Imuka Ventures, we offer business support and acceleration services to innovative, ambitious and community-minded entrepreneurs who want to speed up their business growth.

We are excited to invite you to attend our upcoming information session on the Imuka Accelerator Program and how to apply, to be held on:

DATE: Wednesday, June 27th

TIME: 2pm-5pm

LOCATION: School of Food Technology, Nutrition and Bio-engineering Sciences Conference Hall, Makerere University


Featuring a Q & A with:

Emmanuel Emmodek - ChapChap Africa

Florence Okot - Yellow Star Agroprocessors

Stephen Kaganda - Aquadines Bureau

Amos Nyanga - Skyfoods and Beverages

If you are ready to make the next step and scale up your business, we are excited to see how we can collaborate.

Please sign up by registering for a ticket here.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you soon!

Posted By in AgriProFocus Zambia
Posted 10 April 2018 at 02:41

Congratulations! Top Ten Winners of the Zambia Agribusiness Bootcamp

The top 10 were announced at the finale and pitch event of the Agribusiness Bootcamp Zambia held at Lusaka’s Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC) on Friday 23rd March, 2018.

The Zambia Agribusiness Bootcamp was a competitive mentoring and training programme designed to help growth oriented SME's who operate in value added agribusinesses to derive concrete and feasible expansion plans. Over the last three months, the bootcamp supported participating enterprises with coaching, market contacts and peer learning.

The top 10 winners are agro-processors operating in various value chains. The winners become the first beneficiaries of the Zambia AgriBusiness and Trade Project (ZATP)'s Market Connect.

MarketConnect is an advisory, brokerage and financial support service provided by the Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project (ZATP) that aims to promote the sustainable integration of agribusiness SMEs into value chains w

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Posted By in Emplois et Appels a Propositions
Posted 12 March 2018 at 08:02

Projet Empowerment des Jeunes Entrepreneurs

Projet : A-05437-12-01

Appel à candidature

'Subvention des projets innovants'

Oxfam au Niger met en œuvre le projet Empowerment des jeunes entrepreneurs afin de soutenir l’innovation des jeunes dans l’entreprenariat.

Le présent appel à candidature vise à soutenir dix startups (jeunes promoteurs d’entreprises ou porteurs de projets innovants) afin de démarrer une nouvelle entreprise ou mettre sur pied leurs entreprises qui existent déjà. Le soutien se fera sur la base d’apports financiers de deux millions FCFA et une courte formation intensive de trois jours en entreprenariat. Ces jeunes seront suivis et accompagnés pendant douze mois afin de créer leur propre entreprise tout en contribuant à la création locale d’autres emplois.

Conditions d’éligibilité

La subvention sera accordée aux jeunes entrepreneurs ou porteurs de projets innovants résidant dans la région de Niamey et âgés de 15 à 35 ans. Ils doivent répondre au

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Rwanda
Posted 20 September 2017 at 07:10


Spark is a non-profit organization that develops higher education and entrepreneurship so that young ambitious people are empowered to lead their post-conflict societies into prosperity.

SPARK has launched the 'Rebuilding Futures: Startup Competition' for entrepreneurs in fragile states. There is a trip to the Netherlands and a €10,000.00 startup grant available for the winner! 

Interested applicants (entrepreneurs/startups) might fit the following criteria:

-Business idea or existing business under 1 year old

-An idea that addresses 'rebuilding futures' (aka a social enterprise, contributing to rebuilding of post-conflict -communities)

-Based in one of the countries SPARK works in (http://www.spark-online.org/)

More information and the application form are available here on our website (link: http://bit.ly/2x1Im56)

Posted By in AgriProFocus Tanzania
Posted 19 August 2017 at 04:21

I am a Consultant in Public Health, Counselling Psychology and Wellness, Managing Director of JSR Traders and Agri Bio Developments, a division of Ednel Minerals Marketing Group (T) Limited. Tutor, Online Facilitator, Mentor and Ambassador of People’s Open Access Education Initiative [Peoples-uni http://www.peoples-uni.org/], Manchester Metropolitan University [http://www2.mmu.ac.uk/] and African Changemaker Network [http://africanchangemakers.org]. I am the President of African Union Ecosystem Based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly in Africa [EBAFOSA Tanzania Chapter http://www.ebafosa.org/] I designed a Five Year 2017-2021 Action Plan to support Tanzania Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, National Resilience and Food Security Day , National Inter Agency Task Force to monitor and evaluate interventions on adaptation and mitigation of Global Climate Change in Tanzania.JSR Traders executes an innovation that is positioning and branding the Health, Education,Environment, En

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Anne Marie Kortleve Thank you for joining our community Joel! You are more than welcome! I hope this platform will be of use to you. You can easily connect to other users by clicking on the contacts tab in the menu. You can also use the search bar to search for any topic you are interested in. Many members have shared their experiences over the past years, so there is much to find out. If you need any further assistance you can contact our colleagues in Dar es Salaam through tanzania@agriprofocus.com 

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Indonesia
Posted 22 November 2016 at 08:21

Pendaftaran kompetisi Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards Indonesia (CMA) 2016 telah dibuka!

Inisiatif Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) berasal dari Citi Foundation yang berkantor pusat di New York, Amerika Serikat. Inisiatif ini bertujuan untuk meningkatkan kesadaran masyarakat akan pentingnya kewirausahaan dan keuangan mikro dalam mendukung inklusi keuangan serta penguatan ekonomi individu berpenghasilan rendah.

Untuk mencapai tujuan tersebut, Citi Indonesia (Citibank, N.A.) bekerjasama dengan Mercy Corps Indonesia kembali menyelenggarakan CMA 2016. CMA adalah kompetisi untuk menghargai pengusaha mikro berprestasi yang berkontribusi positif kepada lingkungan di sekitarnya.

Terdapat 5 Kategori Penghargaan dalam CMA 2016, yaitu:

1. Green Microentrepreneur (usaha ramah lingkungan, semua sektor)
2. Agriculture Microentrepreneur (sektor agrikultur)
3. Service Microentrepreneur (sektor jasa dan layanan)
4. Fishery Microentrepreneur (sektor perikanan)
5. Inn

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Sigit Prasojo Mesore Mbak mitha, salam kenal. maaf saya masih rada bingung untuk memaparkan sesuatu dan bertanya. kalau boleh saya mau tanya dulu tentang kegitan tentang tanggal 1 Desember 2016, bagaimana cara mengikutinya dan mendaftarnya ?? apakah dengan batas Usia / tidak. trimakasih atas konfirmasi  dan telah mendapat kan ruang / kesempatan dalam bergabung / belajar lebih disisni. salam

2 years 3 weeks ago

Maula Paramitha Wulandaru Hai Mas Sigit, salam kenal. Mas sigit di atas menulis di kolom komentar posting CMA, namun isinya tentang hal lain. Nggak papa, cuma nanti buat posting lain saja atau komentar di posting yang relevan di http://agriprofocus.com/post/58299497a93f2540a65552bf. Saya jawab ya : acara network & learning event tanggal 1 tidak dibatasi umur, isi form ini http://bit.ly/2ewGco8 untuk mendaftar

2 years 3 weeks ago

Sigit Prasojo adakah syarat lain mbakk?? Thank's

2 years 3 weeks ago

Sigit Prasojo oww iya masih bingung mengunakan halamanya mbakkk, maaf ya ,, makasi

2 years 3 weeks ago

Maula Paramitha Wulandaru Tidak apa-apa Mas Sigit, hehehe. Ayo berbagi terus. Nggak ada syarat lain, silakan isi formulir saja di link tersebut.

2 years 3 weeks ago


Concours Jeunes entrepreneurs africains - RUFORUM

Event posted by in AgriProFocus Burundi
  14 June 2016 to 30 July 2016 - All Day Event
  Cape, Afrique du Sud

For english version go to this link

Le Forum des universités régionales pour le renforcement des capacités en agriculture (RUFORUM) est un réseau de 55 universités dans 22 pays africains. RUFORUM a été formé par les vice-chanceliers africains avec la vision d'un secteur agricole dynamique liée aux universités africaines qui peuvent produire des diplômés hautement performants et de recherche de haute qualité, répondant aux exigences des agriculteurs africains pour les innovations, et capables de générer des moyens de subsistance durables et nationaux développement économique. 

La 5ème conférence bisannuelle RUFORUM prévue pour le 17 au 21 Octobre à Cape Town enAfrique du Sud fournira une plate-forme pour le partage des expériences et des enseignements parmi plus élevés acteurs de l'enseignement agricole en Afrique et de l'industrie. Conformément à la réalisation des objectifs de la conférence, RUFORUM invite les jeunes entrepreneurs africains à participer

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Posted By in AgriProFocus Burundi
Posted 12 June 2016 at 06:05

Burundian Features in Agribiz Contest

Eric Hakizimana of Burundi Up-Country Fruits held the flag of his nation in the 2016 Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition Start-Ups category held at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nairobi Kenya in May 2016. His company specializes in the storage and marketing of fruits. Previously, Seven Small and Medium Enterprise holders and start-ups from Burundi competed in the Young Innovators in Agribusiness Competition that was held at Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania from 24th -27th February this year. They included Ayubu Dieudonne of Ayubu Enterprise; Bizimana Christophe of Association for Agriculture Bananas of Rugombo (AABR); Francois Bucumi of Saico Ltd; Chloe Irambona of Triple Action; and Munezero Lawrence of Isokoo Ltd. 

In the Start-ups category In May 2016, Noah Ssempijja of Youth Initiative for Community Development YICE Uganda clinched the top position, Mercy Kitomari of Nelwas Gelato from Tanzania the second position while Lilian Uwintwa

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ELYSE MUHORAKEYE Thank you for sharing on our network the results of the competition for young African entrepreneurs. We congratulate these young people who were the winners and even those who participated in the competition. It's a good thing that the youth agricultural entrepreneurship begins to be supported at all levels, be it local, regional and international. Agriprofocus offers through its online platform, an opportunity of sharing space for agricultural entrepreneurs. So Do not hesitate not to share your activities on our site as you can reach more young entrepreneurs registered on our platform and this in 13 countries

2 years 6 months ago



Event posted by in AgriProFocus Tanzania
  25 February 2016 - 09:00 to 27 February 2016 - 16:30

Maonesho ya wauzaji na wasambazaji wa mashine na Mikopo ya mashine “Bila Dhamana yoyote”. MAKUMBUSHO YA AZIMIO LA ARUSHA- ARUSHA, TAREHE: 25, 26, and 27/02/2016
Kwa masiliano tupigie: 0762 461 460
EFTA Ltd wanawakaribisha kwenye maonesho ya siku tatu ya namna yakukuza na kuendeleza biashara kupitia Mikopo ya mashine.
Pia kutakuwa na mafunzo ya ujasiriamali toka kwa wataalamu mbalimbali bure kwa siku tatu.

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 23 November 2015 at 07:00

GrowthAfrica will be hosting an information session for entrepreneurs to be held on 03 December 2015 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Outbox Hub, 4th Floor, Plot 23 Soliz House, Lumumba Avenue, Kampala.

To confirm your attendance kindly RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-growth-africa-accelerator-program-infosession-tickets-19652811087 on or before 26 November 2015.

Entrance is FREE!

Anne Mary Agaba How much is entrance?

3 years 3 weeks ago

Sharon Shaba Dear Anne, entrance is free.

3 years 3 weeks ago

Anne Mary Agaba Think it will be really good. I should be there.

3 years 3 weeks ago

Posted By in AgriProFocus Uganda
Posted 28 July 2015 at 06:25

Just about to venture into pig farming,i would be very glad to hear from anyone who has experience in this field.on how to handle the project,the challenges,the benefits and what to expect.

Matovu Jonathan



TAMALE JULIUS PLEASE YOU NEED BOTH PRACTICAL AND THEORY OF FARMING PIGS.......CALL 0774178916 OR 0704178916 FOR more information on viability of piggery farming

3 years 4 months ago

Anne Marie Kortleve Hi Eriah, you can find a lot of information ont his platform about Pigs and Pig Farming. You can search for any keyword in the search-bar on top of this page. Isearched for Pigs and found some valuable information, like blogposts, relation organisations and other members who are dedicated to pig farming. Good luck with your business!

3 years 4 months ago

Posted By in Youth
Posted 16 March 2015 at 01:09

Involve and empower young farmers and agro-entrepreneurs to secure the future of our food

Youth should be part of an inclusive (agricultural) development policy. This is necessary to secure stable food supplies, and to innovate the agricultural sector. National governments, private parties, donors and development agencies all have their role to play to involve and empower young farmers and entrepreneurs in agricultural value chains.

Please read a new article by Marleen Brouwer, Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) of Wageningen UR, via the following link: http://seasofchange.net/2015/03/involve-and-empower-young-farmers-and-agro-entrepreneurs-to-secure-the-future-of-our-food/