GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

Fast-track the growth of your agribusinesses with Africa's biggest, annual agripreneurship competition.

GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

Every year, two young African entrepreneurs, one man and one woman, are awarded a game-changing US$50,000 each to accelerate their journey to scale. Will you be next?

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GoGettaz Community

Access training, get updates on opportunities, collaborate with agrifood entrepreneurs, and meet mentors.

GoGettaz Community

Join an online community exclusively for innovative, young agrifood entrepreneurs. The GoGettaz Community connects you to the resources you need to succeed as an agripreneur.

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GoGettaz Africa Leadership Program

Develop the skills, knowledge and networks to become Africa’s next agrifood business leaders.

GoGettaz Africa Leadership Program

This six-month journey for GoGettaz Alumni is designed to empower and equip Africa's emerging agrifood leaders with the skills, knowledge, and network needed to drive positive change across food systems in Africa.

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Grow as an
Agrifood Entrepreneur

Are you ready to take on the biggest opportunity in Africa? Join GoGettaz Africa and the game-changing young agripreneurs who are transforming our food system, one business at a time.

We are here to amplify your innovative solutions to the most pressing problems in agrifood. With our resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities, we’re ready to help you scale your ventures and make a lasting impact on the agrifood landscape.

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NEW Impact Awards worth 60,000 US Dollars!

Over the past weeks, we have received an incredible influx of high-quality, impact-driven business applications from African entrepreneurs like you!

So we are thrilled to announce that GoGettaz has boosted the prize pool for the 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition with an additional US$60,000 for Impact Prizes!

We aim to award even more innovative businesses making a significant difference in communities and the environment.

What are you waiting for? You could also be a winner!

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Activate Your
Agrifood Journey

Do you have the ambition to create a cutting-edge agrifood business? Join GoGettaz Africa to collaborate with like-minded agripreneurs and grow your success.

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The GoGettaz Africa
Leadership Program

Africa’s top talent can apply for an exclusive 6-month program to equip them with tangible skills and empower them to grow their businesses. Through small groups and personalized leadership development, these agripreneurs learn to dare to be themselves, optimize relationships with others, and build partnerships.

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Are You Ready to Transform Your Agribusiness?

The GoGettaz online community provides support and networks for youth in the agrifood value chain while elevating their voice. Members get to interact with fellow youth agripreneurs, mentors, and investors. They also have access to amazing opportunities, news and updates from the ecosystem, online courses, useful resources, and more!

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Latest News

Catch up with the latest agripreneurship news, GoGettaz press releases, entrepreneurial advice, newsletters, and updates from the GoGettaz partners.

Gender Equality in Agrifood
Jun 06 2024

Gender Equality in Africa’s Food System: Pathways to Impact

Gender equality is one of the impact areas our judges look for in the annual GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition. The simple fact is that women...
Jun 03 2024

GoGettaz Boosts Prize Pool with an Additional USD 60,000 to Reward Africa’s Most Impactful Agrifood Ventures

BREAKING NEWS! More prizes and more opportunities! Over the past weeks, we have received an incredible influx of high-quality, impact-driven...
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May 16 2024

Biotechnology in Agrifood: How Biotechnology is Transforming Food Security and Sustainability

From enhancing crop resilience to creating novel foods, biotechnology innovations are transforming food security and sustainability in Africa....
Before and After photographs of a green Sahel thanks to half-moon agriculture techniques that is building Climate Resilience in Africa's food system
May 03 2024

Climate Resilience in Africa’s Food System

Holistic approaches for resilience must combine the best of ancient land practices and modern technologies. When you work in the agrifood industry,...
Two of Africa's Agrifood Entrepreneurs that previously won the $50000 grand prize
Apr 08 2024

Africa’s Agrifood Entrepreneurs Called to Action: Applications Open for the US$100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

The 2024 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition invites Africa’s agrifood entrepreneurs to showcase their startup business ventures that...
Nov 08 2023

GoGettaz is shifting to a regional focus

GoGettaz is going REGIONAL! Africa is a diverse and complex place. For our continent to thrive we need to reach past the imaginary lines that divide...
Sep 08 2023

GoGettaz Winners Announced in the 2023 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition

Generation Africa Awards US$116,000 to Winners in the 2023 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition hosted at Africa Food Systems Summit in Tanzania  ...
Aug 31 2023

From Hospital Bed to Business Plan: How Turkey Berries Transformed a Young Agripreneur’s Life

In 2016, Millicent Agidibo-Adoboe was diagnosed with anaemia and admitted to the hospital for about three weeks. Her haemoglobin levels were as low...
Aug 23 2023

Exploring the Potential of Insect Farming in Sustainable Agriculture

Insect farming has quickly gained traction in Africa. This has particularly been the case amongst the youth, as a means of producing livestock and...
Aug 02 2023

From Farm to Table: How Greenhouse Innovations are Changing the Game

Africa’s food consumption is estimated at US $192 billion according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). Yet, the...