Program beneficiary in Tanna island, Vanuatu, December 2020. (Photo: Oxfam in Vanuatu, Arlene Bax)

SmartHectar and enpact announce their partnership to launch an innovation hub in West Africa, based in Accra (Ghana) focused on agriculture, food, and water technologies.

Copyrights: Kellogg Institute For International Studies — University of Notre Dame

The goal of this joint venture is to foster economic growth in the region by building sustainable innovative businesses in these sectors that create new jobs.

SmartHectar and enpact will launch their initiative in Accra, Ghana in February/March 2019 while building a network of partners, investors, and ecosystem stakeholders. A startup challenge is scheduled for Q2 2019 and the accelerator program will launch in Q3 2019 concluding with demo days in Q4 2019. …

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