Up to £3 million of funding is available through Innovate UK and the Department for International Development (DFID), for organisations looking to boost the rate and scale of food systems innovation in Africa.
The competition is part of the Agri-Tech Catalyst, which provides funding to projects that have a positive impact on poverty through agricultural technology and innovation.
Picking up the pace
Projects must look to increase the rate and scale of development in ground-breaking agricultural and food systems technology in Africa across the supply chain.
They can be based within any sector or discipline, and must:
enhance food and nutrition security
be sustainable in the face of current environmental challenges, such as climate change
minimise negative effects including pollution, waste and food loss