MAgri was announced as the winner of the CTA pitchagrihack contest 2016. The announcement was made during an award ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya, on 24 November 2016. Co-founder Naledi Magowe was present to receive the award in which mAgri won the early stage category.The competition was hotly contested by 25 finalists selected out of the 152 e-agriculture start–ups from across Africa and the Caribbean. Pitch AgriHack 2016 was organised by CTA in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AFDB) and the support of partners including the Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI) and mLab East Africa. Pitch AgriHack aims at accelerating e-agriculture entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and food security. It targets startups founded by young entrepreneurs aged between 18 and 35 years, from Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Date: 25 Nov 2016