In 2020 calls SDGia welcomes teams and startups with ideas on Digital Agriculture and Financial Inclusion

DIGITAL AGRICULTURE FOR UGANDA

SDGia will address the digital agriculture challenge in Uganda focusing on ‘world with zero hunger’ (SDG2) which requires more productive, efficient, sustainable, inclusive, transparent and resilient food systems. Another goal of the program is “Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure” (SDG9) which focuses on building resilient infrastructure, promoting sustainable industrialization and fostering innovation at agriculture. The program aims at urgent transformation of the current agri-food systems with innovative solutions after COVID-19 from global and local entrepreneurs.

Our call is open to teams from all around the world and from Uganda. Click here to learn more.

FINANCIAL INCLUSION FOR BANGLADESH

Financial inclusion is a critical enabler of 8 SDGs focusing on eradicating poverty (SDG 1); ending hunger, achieving food security and promoting sustainable agriculture (SDG 2); profiting health and well-being (SDG 3); achieving gender equality and economic empowerment of women (SDG 5); promoting economic growth and jobs (SDG 8); supporting industry, innovation, and infrastructure (SDG 9); reducing inequality (SDG 10) ; and strengthening the means of implementation (SDG 17). The program aims an urgent transformation of the current financial system with innovative solutions after COVID-19 from global and local entrepreneurs.

Our call is open to teams from all around the world and from Bangladesh. Click here to learn more.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The SDGia starts with an online Pre-Accelerator Program in February 2021. Selected teams who complete this program are invited to the online Accelerator Program in April 2021 and receive grants of $15,000. Graduates of the Accelerator Program who are selected by the jury receive additional funding in the form of impact investment to implement their solution in Uganda. They will also be invited to Uganda for field visits and to talk to target customers and users if and when travel restrictions are lifted. Some of the successful teams of the program may also get a chance to showcase their solutions at the Davos Summit and the UN General Assembly.

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