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Eight GBP 220k GSMA Grants for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains

  • In General
  • 6 Jun 2019 - 12:39pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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The GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains. Image: GSMA

The GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains aims to scale digital solutions for the agricultural last mile and improve smallholders’ financial inclusion, livelihood and climate resilience.

The Fund prioritises enterprise services targeted at organisations (e.g. agribusiness, cooperatives, etc.) procuring from smallholders with the focus on those living on less than USD 2 per day.

Up to eight grants of £220,000 each are being made available to support projects of 24 months duration.  In addition, the GSMA will provide in-kind support and consultancy to assist the development of business plans, and service implementation through market research, user-centric design, business intelligence, user-testing with agribusiness staff and smallholders.

Submit Concept Note Applications by 31 July 2019.

Please see link below for details

https://www.gsma.com/mobilefordevelopment/agritech/innovation-fund/

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