Generation Africa

Grow entrepreneurs. Transform food.

Generation Africa is a partnership initiative with a vision to strengthen the ecosystem for youth entrepreneurs in the agri-food sector across the continent. Founding partners are Econet, a global telecommunications, media, energy and technology group founded on the African continent, and Yara International, a global crop nutrition company, founded in Norway.

Generation Africa’s partners share a common five-year ambition to catalyse demonstrable increases in:
•    Young Africans inspired to become agri-food entrepreneurs.
•    Youth-led agri-food SMEs sustaining annual growth rates of over 20%.
•    Venture capital invested in high-potential agri-food SMEs.
•    Job creation along the entire value chain.
•    Adoption of transformative innovations and technologies within the agri-food sector.

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Agribusiness, Agritech