AgriTech4Uzbekistan aims to support purpose-driven entrepreneurs, researchers, and CGIAR scientists in effectively bringing their agri-tech solutions to farmers and value-chain actors. Through a structured market-driven program, this project provides business training, mentorship, technical assistance, and connections to accelerate and fund science-based innovations that can make agriculture in Uzbekistan more sustainable, efficient, and resilient to climate change while contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. The project was co-designed with CGIAR centers ICARDA, IWMI, and the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, and is being implemented in collaboration with IT Park, innoWIUT Entrepreneur’s Lab of Westminster International University in Tashkent, the Agency of Innovative Development under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan through the AKIS Center, the United Nations Development Programme Uzbekistan, Indorama, and the Uzbekistan Venture Capital Association.
Are you or someone you know developing an agri-tech solution applicable to Uzbekistan’s agriculture sector?
Applications are open until 9 July 2023