Entries are open for 2017 All-Africa Postharvest Technologies & Innovations Challenge

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Entries are open for the First All Africa Postharvest Technologies and Innovations Challenge, 2017. The purpose of the challenge is to unveil the best emerging postharvest technologies and innovations with potential for scale. This challenge seeks to establish linkages between innovators and potential investors to facilitate up-scaling and out-scaling of their innovations with the ultimate goal of reducing postharvest food losses. The call is open to individuals and institutions from or working in Africa. The technologies/innovations should either be at Testing or Market-ready stages.

Top 10 innovators will receive a cash award amounting to 35,000 US dollars during the special plenary session. The top 20 postharvest technologies and innovations will be profiled in a special booklet edition and online platforms.

Entries should be submitted by email to: postharvest.challenge@uonbi.ac.ke with a copy to postharvest.challenge@gmail.com for more details about the 1st All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition visit http://africa-postharvestconference.uonbi.ac.ke/ or Download the call guidelines here

Deadline for entry submission is 17th February, 2017.

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