African Youth Agripreneurs Forum (AYAF)

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22-Jul-2019

Re-writing the African narrative on agriculture ecosystems: “We will be there soon,” says Kenyan winner of AgriPitch Competition

ABIDJAN,  Cote d’Ivoire,  22 July 2019 –  A veteran exporter of Kenyan fresh fruits and vegetables  and a young South African  farmer specialising  in the design, provision and management of indoor and outdoor hydroponic systems, were the winners of this year’s youth  AgriPitch competition, organized by the African Development Bank in partnership with the Western Cape Government in South Africa. Kenyan Alex Muli, CEO and Co-Founder of Goshen Farm won $25,000 for best agribusiness in the mature start-up category, while Paul Sheppard, from South Africa, Co-...