Opportunity - Water and Energy for Food call for innovation
Companies must meet at least the following eligibility criteria: 1. The SME must come from and operate in one of the nine West African countries concerned by the project, namely: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo. 2. Have its innovation in the field of water and/or energy applied to the agri-food value chains (production /conservation / processing / distribution). 3. The SME must have been in operation for at least 24 months 4. The SME must have at least 5 permanent employees 5. The SME must be able to justify a trade register and a fiscal existence (depending on the country designation)6. Applicant SMEs must have an established customer base, an annual turnover between $14,200 and $354,600 USD (equivalent to 12,000 euros to 300,000 euros) and the objective of scaling up their solutions by targeting new geographical areas, reaching new customer segments or increasing their turnover.