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ICRISAT calls for applications for Agribusiness Start-up Programme

The 20-day capacity-building programme includes mentorship from industry experts, access to technology and business development assistance as well as general business modules related to start-up management

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The global agribusiness landscape is shifting and it is time to accelerate agritech innovation. The ICRISAT Agri-Business Incubator (ABI), in association with The Entrepreneur Zone (TEZ), a Hyderabad based Start-up Accelerator, invites applications for its Agribusiness Start-up Accelerator Programme.

This 20-day programme offers training sessions on how to start and manage business in the agribusiness sector. This capacity-building programme includes mentorship from industry experts, access to technology, and business development assistance, as well as general business modules related to start-up management and those in agribusiness.

Aspiring entrepreneurs, students, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), professionals, consultants, non-governmental organisation (NGOs) and anyone who wishes to start an enterprise in agribusiness domains such as food and fibre processing, poultry, aquaculture, floriculture, farm technology and agricultural supply chain management, are invited to apply for the programme at TEZ website by September 25, 2017. The programme will start on October 6, 2017. For more information on the programme, write to or call +91-8464057972 / +91 - 738263319/ +91 -40 - 30713417.

The ICRISAT Agri-Business Incubation (ABI) programme is an initiative of  International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) under the Agribusiness and Innovation Platform (AIP) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, to promote public-private partnerships. ABI-ICRISAT is an initiative for Agri-Business Incubation in India that maximises the success quotient of start-up enterprises by offering them best opportunities with minimum risk.

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