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Apply for fourth industrial revolution technology ( 10 million Naira funding)

4IRTA is our platform to run demonstration projects using 4IR technologies (UAVs, IoT, AI and Blockchain) in different sectors of our economy.

These projects will be designed as pilot to illustrate how these technologies can be successfully implemented in Nigeria
The Agriculture Demonstration Project allows us identify, demonstrate and mainstream market-ready innovations that leverage 4IR technologies to enhance productivity and sustainability in the Nigerian agricultural sector.

Selected projects will receive up to N10,000,000 in funding to deepen the application of 4IR technologies in their work.

The Ministry of Agriculture will provide support to selected pilot farms and navigate a path to scale and sustainability.

The 10 selected projects are expected to be focused on the application of UAV, IoT, AI and Blockchain in different agricultural sub sectors e.g. crop production, fishery, livestock and forestry

Project proposals will need to demonstrate the use of 4IR Technologies to improve agricultural productivity and sustainability in Nigeria
How to Apply
Applications for the project are now open and must be submitted online by the closing date of December 11th, 2023 and successful applicants will be contacted on or before January 22nd, 2024.

We will contact successful applicants 6 weeks after the closing date

Selection Criteria
Applications will be evaluated based on these criteria:
Innovative use of 4IR technology to improve agricultural productivity
Potential to generate significant economic and social benefits for farmers
Technical feasibility with a plan for scaling
Clear sustainability plan for long-term success
Building a prosperous Agricultural Sector economy powered by 4th Industrial Revolution Technology

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