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AgriTech4Uzbekistan Innovation Challenge

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AgriTech4Uzbekistan Innovation Challenge Bootcamp

As part of the CGIAR Regional Integrated Initiative, Fragility to Resilience in Central and West Asia and North Africa (F2R-CWANA), the CGIAR Accelerate for Impact Platform (A4IP) co-designed the AgriTech4Uzbekistan Innovation Challenge with CGIAR centers including ICARDA, IWMI, Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. The project is implemented in collaboration with innoWIUT Entrepreneur’s Lab of Westminster International University in Tashkent, FAO, the United Nations Development Programme, the Agency of Innovative Development under the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Agriculture of Uzbekistan through the AKIS Center, IT Park, Indorama, the Uzbekistan Venture Capital Association, the International Agriculture University, and the Tashkent State Agrarian University.

This project aims to promote ideas, accelerate, and fund science-based agri-food and climate-tech innovations (i.e., products, services, technologies) that can make agriculture in Uzbekistan more sustainable, more efficient, and resilient to climate change whilst contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.