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Apply: AfCFTA Vision Challenge For African SMEs

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) Secretariat, the Sankoree Institute of AfroChampions, and the AU Open Corridors Initiative invite entrepreneurs and innovators to apply to the AfCFTA Vision Challenge.

The Prize

Potential Investment in your idea by Africa’s leading Development Finance Institutions & Banks (such as AfDB, TDB, Afreximbank, BADEA, AFC, Equity Bank, Ecobank, CIB & more).


Study the visions shared below by Africa’s Political Leaders and the nuances and caveats raised by its leading thinkers, pause, and dazzle our jury of institutional investors with a 5-page plan that shows why you/your team are best placed to realise the leaders’ visions in the 8 critical issue areas based on Agenda 2063.

Choose your own format for the plan but touch on product/solution, people/team, process/operations, innovation, social impact and financial sustainability.

Issue Areas

  1. Trade & Continental Economic Integration
  2. Agriculture & Food Security
  3. Education & Skills
  4. Health & Well-being
  5. Natural Capital & Environment
  6. Technology
  7. Good Governance, Inclusion & Equity
  8. Industrialisation & Infrastructure & Energy Systems

Bear in mind three deadlines: Fast Round: November 27th Last Round: December 22nd

For more information, click here.

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