Youth agricultural innovation in Ethiopia

Are you ready for AYuTe Ethiopia Challenge?

The AYuTe Africa Challenge one of the most ambitious agriculture competitions on the continent. We envision combining the power of African youth with the many possibilities of emerging technologies to support smallholder farmers across Africa to grow their businesses and incomes — a transformative force we call AYuTe.
The annual AYuTe Africa Challenge awards cash grants to the most promising young agritech innovators across Africa. Through a regional competition, we award up to US $1.5 million each year.

In 2022, national competitions in Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal and Uganda will award upto $20,000 in each country – with more to follow in 2023.

AYuTe Ethiopia Challenge is a national edition of AYuTe Africa Challenge open to youth AgriTech innovators in Ethiopia. The objective of AYuTE Ethiopia Challenge is to identify a winning agricultural and innovative tech ideas with the potential to address challenges of smallholder farmers in Ethiopia by improving production, productivity, income, access to finance and/or resilience, and to award a young Agritech innovator who stand-out in stages of innovation Pitch Competition.

AYuTe Ethiopia competition is open to applicants from all over Ethiopia, and comes with a total prize of $20,000 cash award for the top-three winners: 1st > $10,000 | 2nd > $6,500 | 3rd > $3,500

Read more on the Application Procedure

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