This global competition targets food and agribusiness startups from various corners of the globe addressing national, regional and global challenges.
In Lebanon, Lebanese agri-food startups compete in the local competition to win the title of “Lebanese Agripreneur of The Year” along other valuable cash and business support prizes.
The winner of the local competition makes it to the international finals to represent Lebanon at the Global Agripreneurs Summit and compete with the most promising agri-food startups from across the world for the title of “Agripreneur of the Year”.
Open for entrepreneurs with an innovative idea or startup related to Food Tech, Ag Tech, Agroforestry and Husbandry, Food or Beverage Product or Retail, Nutrition & Health, Safety and Health, Packaging and Logistics, Agriculture Education, Food Security and Sustainability, Agriculture Tourism, Food Waste, Agriculture Production and Processing.
Shortlisted applicants participated in the local competition and pitched in front of a local public.
The First Place Winner of FAC Lebanon earned the title “Lebanese Agripreneur of the Year” and received:
The Second Place Winner of FAC Lebanon received:
Read about Startchy and how they won Lebanon Agripreneur of the Year 2017-2018 and participated in the summit last year landing in the top final 10. Click here.
Meet Compost Baladi the winner of the Future Agro Challenge 2018- 2019 who received his award from Carla Tanas, Founder of FAC, in the biggest agriculure event in Beirut. Read more here.
Future Agro Challenge Lebanon is jointly funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands and Berytech within the Agrytech Program.
You can learn more about the competition on the FAC’s website.