[Press Release] Twenty (20) winners of RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition 2022 announced


The Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) is pleased to announce the 20 winners of the 2022 RUFORUM Young African Entrepreneurs Competition. The competition attracted 136 applications from 16 countries in Africa namely Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The following three-stage process was undertaken to identify the top 20 winners:

  1. All 136 applications were reviewed for compliance to the call guidelines
  2. A total of 131 (96.3%) applications were compliant and were each evaluated by four independent assessors
  3. Top 20 applications were selected basing on the average scores from the four independent evaluators.

The final list of the top 20 successful winners from the 13 countries across Africa are presented in the Table below.  

Please, read the complete press release here, also available in French, Arabic and Portuguese

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