Press & Updates
Showcasing Young Tech Talent Delivering for African Farmers, Heifer International Selects ThriveAgric, DigiCow and Brastorne as Winners of the 2022 AYuTe Africa Challenge
Heifer International announced today the 2022 winners of the AYuTe Africa Challenge that supports agritech innovators: ThriveAgric of Nigeria, Kenya’s DigicCow and Botwana-based Brastorne Enterprises.
In a Bold Bid to Spark Tech Innovations for African Farmers, Heifer International Selects Founders of ColdHubs and Hello Tractor as Winners of Inaugural AYuTe Africa Challenge
A combined US$1.5 Million in grants to help fund rapid expansion plans, providing much-needed services for smallholder farmers: ColdHubs for its solar-powered pop-up cooling stations; Hello Tractor for its creative solution to Africa’s farm machinery challenges
Announcing the Champions of the Inaugural AYuTe Africa Challenge
Young entrepreneurs across Africa are forging paths to a promising future for their generation. In support of their innovative spirits, Heifer International created the AYuTe Africa Challenge, an annual competition that awards cash grants to promising young agritech innovators across the continent — professionals who are using technology to reimagine farming and food production in Africa.
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