The AgriBusiness Bootcamp is a training and mentoring program to support growth-oriented agro-processing SMEs who operate in value added agribusiness.

The Zambia Agribusiness Bootcamp, conducted by BongoHive and AgriProFocus, is sponsored by the World Bank Group and InfoDev, and run in conjunction with the Zambian Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI) under the Zambia Agribusiness and Trade Project (ZATP).

THE PROCESS

Stage 1

Apply

Agribusiness SMEs apply to take part in the program.

Stage 2

Speed Dating

150 applicants are shortlisted and invited for a 1-day regional speed dating event in Copperbelt, Eastern and Lusaka province.

Stage 3

Bootcamp

30 SMEs, shortlisted from Speed Dating, attend a 5-day in-residence Bootcamp session focused on collective & individual learning needs.

Stage 4

Pitching

20 Finalist SMEs pitch to judges who will select and award 10 winners who get prizes and incentives.

MENTORS

Jito Kayumba

Partner

 Kukula Capital

Henry Jere

Store Manager
Food Lovers Market

Peter Cottan

General Manager

 Superior Milling

Sunday Silungwe

Co-Founder & Head of Talent/Expansion

 Good Nature Agro

Jim Thaller

Managing Director

 Talier Trading Group Inc.

Chabota Miyoba

Business Advisor

 Agriterra

Mercy Zulu

Investment Associate

 Goodwell Investments

Gaurav Vijayvargiya

Director – Strategy

 Seba Foods

Amie Fletcher

Goodnature Agro

Ishmail Mwale

Nezi Investments

JUDGES

Speed Dating
Chifula Kalisha

Agriterra

Gaurav Vijayvargiya

Seba Foods

Gerald Mulowa

Lusanjo Business Management

Charalambos Petsas

Melisa Supermarket

James Chiwala

Consultant

Amie Fletcher

Good Nature Agro

Janet Chondoka

BPC Abundant Valley

Moto Ngambi

ZCSMBA

Freo Wongani Muthiya

Consultant

Agness Chiposhi

AWC Fine Foods

Willfred Sakala

Bridges Limited

Moffat Chawala

Consultatnt/CBU

Ishmail Mwale

Nezi Investment

Final Pitch Day
Charles Bota

Shoprite

Peter Cottan

Superior Milling

Jito Kayumba

Kukula Capital

PARTNERS

Want to contact us?

Call +260978159948 or Email: [email protected]

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