Promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Agriculture
The Tillage Innovators Challenge is a twelve week programme aimed at increasing entrepreneurship and youth engagement in Agriculture through the creation of at least one youth led agriculture based enterprise.
The programme targets participants aged 16 – 29 to participate in a 1 day exchange combining intensive workshop sessions on entrepreneurship in agriculture and presentations from experts in Agribusiness, followed by a sixty-day Business Plan challenge. It is expected that at the end of the project, one – three youth led agri-businesses will be legally registered and begin operating utilizing modern agricultural and entrepreneurship practices. Participants will explore the following themes:
- Creative Youth Engagement in Agriculture
- Mechanization in Modern Agriculture
- Food Safety & Traceability
- Lean Start Up Methodology