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Agri-tech Catalyst Colombia Competition

October 9th, 2018

The Colombian Prosperity Fund ProgrammeandInnovate UK will invest up to £3 millionin innovation projects to address challenges facingthe agriculture sector in post-conflict and conflict-affected regions ofColombia, through the Agri-tech Catalyst Colombia competition. This competitionaims to support inclusive growth in the Colombian andUK Agri-tech sector through the development of innovativetechnologies,products and services. It aims to help farmers in Colombia,particularly female smallholders, adopt innovations faster. The scope isbroad and proposals may take innovative ideas from any sector or disciplinethat addresses: (i) primarycrop and livestock production, including aquaculture, (ii) foodsecurity and nutrition challenges, (iii) challengesin downstream food processing (primary production)All proposals must demonstrate the potential foradvancing sustainable intensification in Colombian agriculture, to delivereconomicimpact across the agri-tech industry. Projects and their outcomesmust fit with theOfficial Development Assistance (ODA)criteriaandInternational Development (Gender Equality) Act. More details on the scope, eligibility, funding, andapplication process are available on the Innovate-UK website. Book the briefing session on 5 April, registration deadline 18 July, decision 7 Sept.24.3.18


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