Application deadline: 13th January 2017
Main event: 12-15th March 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
Over 50 world-class agribusiness innovators will compete for the tittle of the Most Innovative Agripreneur of the Year at the 3rd Future Agro Challenge (FAC) Global Championships, that will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, from March 12-15, 2017.
As the world’s leading competition, FAC mobilises local communities all over the world to discover innovative and fundable ventures in Food, AgTech and Agriculture, addressing national, regional and global challenges from farm to fork. Future Agro Challenge is a featured event of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress, an event that will bring together about 5,000 attendees including entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, policymakers and business leaders from all over the world. This intense four-day experience is aimed at connecting innovators with investors and key stakeholders in the agribusiness sector. Participants will have access to gain insights to best practices, win over potential customers, partner with other agripreneurs across markets, and receive media attention.
The event will be hosted in part by Industry Disruptors, USAID, Sweden (through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the South African Department of Science and Technology, which is also a co-host of the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. Read more >>