African agri-food startups are invited to apply for the prestigious WFF Startup Innovation Awards, a global competition designed to support and showcase innovators and entrepreneurs utilizing technology to transform agri-food systems sustainably.

Strategic Partnership for Sustainable Innovation

The WFF Startup Innovation Awards, established through a strategic partnership with XTC, aim to elevate the next generation of entrepreneurs. This collaboration focuses on promoting new technologies and innovations that benefit crucial agri-food systems, fostering sustainable transformation in the sector.

Global Visibility and Networking

Finalists in the competition will receive travel allowances to attend the flagship event in Rome. They will gain global visibility, have opportunities to raise capital, and network with international entities. Additionally, they will have the chance to join WFF startup accelerator programs designed to scale up their innovative solutions and technological breakthroughs.

Financial Rewards

A total of US$30,000 in prizes will be awarded to the most promising startups, providing financial support to further develop and implement their innovations.

Application Process

Applications for the WFF Startup Innovation Awards are open until June 8. The program will officially begin in October, marking the start of an exciting journey for the selected startups.