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 privately-held multinational telecommunications, media, energy, and technology conglomerate, and Yara International, a global crop nutrition company, founded in Norway.
Our inspirational co-founders and collaborators are:
African Development Bank is committed to using its resources to achieve the 17 SDGs in Africa, including bringing an end to hunger, poverty, and gender inequality.
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) s strives to transform agriculture on the continent to feed Africa and the world.
The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), one of the most visible and well-attended high-level agricultural and food security events in Africa, creates and sustains effective partnerships geared towards the transformation of African agriculture.
Bayer, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, provides tailored solutions for farmers to plant, grow and protect their harvests using less land, water and energy.
Corteva Agriscience harnesses cutting-edge science to build flourishing farms.
Heifer International is a global non-profit working to eradicate poverty and hunger through sustainable, values-based, holistic community development.
The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) works to ensure effective foreign aid, with quality assurance and evaluation.
The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) represents the common interest of regional farmers.
The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture links small-holder farmers to Agri services, insurance and quality seeds.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is a catalytic actor driving development and humanitarian efforts that help beneficiaries build resilience and self-reliance.
Together we are building an ecosystem that supports Africa’s bold agripreneurs as they go from idea to full-scale businesses.