Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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AgriProFocus Tanzania in collaboration with SAGCOT Center and Tanzania Horticulture Association (TAHA) are organizing a Business Innovation Competition for Tanzania to be presented in the Regional Horticulture event on promoting innovation and Trade in Horticulture . 

The objective of the business innovation challenge is to award key innovations in horticulture in the categories of productivity, market access, access to finance, regional trade and gender/youth inclusion. 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
1.Private companies, producer groups, NGOs, research and academic institutions, and government institutions active in the horticulture sector
2.Posses a business innovation on Horticulture
Apply under any of the following categories: production, market on Horticulture access, access to finance, regional trade and inclusion (gender/youth). 

During the challenge, each participant will be given 5 minutes to present his/her innovation to a panel of independent judges . The public will also have a chance to vote for their favourite innovation via the online platform by liking the specific innovation they vote for which will contribute 10% of the total vote. 

THE WINNER OF THE INNOVATION CHALLENGE:
The best 3 pitches will be awarded a a fully sponsored trip to attend the event in Kigali covering transport and accommodation. The 3 winners will also compete regionally with winners from other countries for the ultimate prize. During the event, you will be given an opportunity to pitch your innovative product and your business case to expand your horticulture businesses into the regional market. The winners will also get media coverage in newspapers and TV. 

1.Become a member of our online agri-platform: www.agriprofocus.com/registration
2. Create your personal profile and your company profile. Check www.agriprofocus.com/faq-en for instructions.
3. Please introduce your innovation in a posting on our dedicated page: www.agriprofocus.com/horti-2015-competition. Our members can vote for their favorite innovation by liking your contribution.
4. Fill out the application form HERE and email it to hokoth@agriprofocus.com cc: kmungure@agriprofocus.com by 15th September 2015.

- See more at: http://agriprofocus.com/post/55e548a7a93f253239bf02b6#sthash.fMKWj3dn.dpuf

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