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Each year, young graduates are invited to submit an application about a food system challenge in their country and their solution to addressing it.  All qualified proposals submitted for AgriFood TechPreneur programme will be promoted in March as we celebrate World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development. All qualified AgriFood TechPreneur will be enrolled in a 6 week interactive course on Entrepreneurship, Tech and Sustainability in the Food System starting in April and supported by RBS via Business Builder platform. We are also working with world class business schools across the globe to ensure that the course case studies are very informative and impactful.

Where relevant, the AgriFood TechPreneurs will adjust their proposals based on the knowledge they have acquired during the 6 week interactive course on Entrepreneurship, Tech and Sustainability in the Food System. The updated proposal will be shared with the expert panel for evaluation and recommendation for support. All supports made available to the AgriFood TechPreneurs will be dependent on the quality of their proposal, their participation at the he 6 week interactive course on Entrepreneurship, Tech and Sustainability in the Food System and the supports that our partners can provide to them. These supports will be announced in June as we celebrate World Sustainable Gastronomy Day; providing more visibility for the AgriFood TechPreneurs.

Criteria

  • Open to young graduates and Agrifood Techpreneurs
  • Be from anywhere in the world
  • Demonstrate interest in addressing key food sustainability challenges in their country

Benefits

  • All AgriFood TechPreneurs will have access to the World Food tracker for free for one year to plan their farm set up and sell their AgriFood Produce. We are pleased to provide this amazing support to the AgriFood TechPreneurs while providing them with additional benefits such as sourcing sustainable nutrient, seeds, fry/fingerlings, chicks, piglets, etc. as well as sustainable farm machineries
  • Through our partnership with Financial Institutions, we will support the AgriFood TechPreneurs to apply for finance to start or scale up their solution by improving their business plan based on the learning from the 6 week interactive course on Entrepreneurship, Tech and Sustainability in the Food System. Where a small scale trial is feasible, we will encourage the AgriFood TechPreneur to explore it as it will boost their business plan

About IntelliDigest

Our vision is a world where no child goes to bed hungry. Hence, our mission to empower global food sustainability. Our cutting edge research and innovative solutions are enabling businesses in the food system from farm to fork to become more sustainable; eliminating edible food waste and upcycling inedible food waste back into the food system in the most efficient way to grow more nutritious food locally.

 

Through knowledge exchange and capacity building, we are providing awareness to stakeholders in the food system and policy makers on measures to address food system sustainability challenges. Overall, we are pleased to be establishing long-term strategic partnerships with businesses, universities, development institutions and government agencies that is changing behaviours and evolving a more resilient and sustainable food system.