Agrijobs Project

Drawing from a report conducted by Briter Bridges and Tectona Group titled the Analysis of Western Kenya’s agri-food entrepreneurship ecosystem and development of a holistic strategy to strengthen the ecosystem’s support to rural entrepreneurs within the agri-food sector in Western Kenya, ASSEK together with other collaborators like Lake hub, Association of Countrywide Hubs and Lake Region Economic Bloc(LREB) have joined efforts to implement theAgrijobs Project. 

Project Objectives 

  1. Driving policy discussions between ESOs and government on the business environment in the agri-food sector
  2. Institutional strengthening and capacity building while  developing standards/code of conduct and good practices for incubation and acceleration programs in the Western ecosystem 
  3. Overseeing  ESOs innovation business hackathon(s) and incubating winning ideas through the Hackathons