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How 25 year old co-founder of PrepClass secured a third of a million USD

Earlier this May, 25 year old Chukwuwezam Obanor, 2014 Anzisha Fellow and co- founder of PrepClass.ng notified us of his latest selection into the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund. Selection into this program for Chukwuwezam means grant funding of roughly 1/3 of a million dollars, technical assistance for his enterprise and the opportunity to partner…

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Africa’s Food Paradox

Africa is facing food shortages arising from droughts in Southern and Eastern Africa, locally produced food competing with cheap food imports in urban supermarkets, and the average farmer is 65 years old. How can African economies move beyond subsistence rain-dependent agriculture to accelerate food production that meets growing demand both at home and abroad?

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