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The Builders' Challenge

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Kokrobitey Institute

2nd Csir Close

Accra, Greater Accra Region

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We need to design next generation tools and equipment for the agricultural/food industry.

Our intention is to bring together (on one platform) engineers, farmers, architects, growers, students, agronomists, fabricators, and all kinds of makers with the goal of building highly functional and environmentally friendly tools that can solve real food production problems and spur economic prosperity and drastically reduce unemployment and poverty drastically.

What is the aim of The Builders' Challenge?

  • Build highly functional and environmentally friendly agricultural and food production tools to support small, medium and big size producers.

  • To actually start the revolution of high quality farm tools produced in Africa and exported to the rest of the world

  • To encourage the concept of making and building

  • To take you through a practical learning session on how to move from idea to implementation

  • See your school thesis and research work come to live

  • Improve farm harvest, yields, seeds, reduce risk, pest control.

  • Innovation in processing farm produce for small holder farmers

What is required?

We are looking to hire a team of builders through “the builders challenge”.

  • Are you a builder? Are you interested in solving problems? Do you want to be part of the new narrative for Africa? Do you want to solve real problems by getting your hands dirty and building?

  • Must be available for one month from July- August 2017 to go through our full residency program of building, training, testing, prototyping, and radical iterations to build solutions.

  • Eligible participants may enter the challenge by filling our online application form on our website.

  • Must be willing to work remotely , full time or part time ( minimum commitment three days a week) with Agripro and iEcoAfrica if selected as one of three grand prize winners.

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