Eligibility Criteria

You’re about to apply for Project Sparrow. Before you apply, note the following evaluation criteria:


Supporting innovative agribusiness and AgriTech firms is the focus of Project Sparrow.


Target crop value chains are - maize, rice, cowpea, soya bean, and aquaculture.


Winning start-ups should be prioritizing solutions that: improve yield, support storage, processing, and cut down post-harvest losses; increase sales volume and revenue by market access (digital transaction through platforms), deploy renewable energy, and have an inclusive business that puts women and youths at the forefront.


Program applicants' business or direct impact must be situated in one or more of the following 7 Target WATIH States - Kaduna, Niger, Ebonyi, Cross River, Benue, Delta, and Kebbi.