WIDU FoodCallEthiopia 2022 (A Local Call)

Deadline: 31 November 2022

Deadline: 31 November 2022

Are you an entrepreneur running a micro or small enterprise that contributes to sufficient, safe and/or nutritious food and agricultural production in Ethiopia? Or do you have a clear idea and an implementation strategy for a business that you would like to start? Then the new WIDU FoodCallEthiopia 2022 (A Local Call) is your opportunity to scale-up or start off your business!

In response to the increased needs in terms of food security in Ethiopia, WIDU is now launching a #FoodCall through which micro businesses or business ideas that contribute to sufficient, safe and/or nutritious food and agricultural production can get grants and coaching. Target sectors of the WIDU FoodCallEthiopia 2022 (A Local Call) include:

  • Farming & food production
  • Agri-services
  • Food processing
  • Nutritional health
  • Reduction of food waste
  • IT & data for food security
  • 50-100 applicants selected to receive a WIDU grant and business coaching.
  • The grant amount calculated by multiplying your investment by 2.5


  • 1 (minimum amounts): For your investment of 14.000 ETB, you will receive 35.000 ETB as a grant.
  • 2 (maximum amounts): For your investment of 55.000 ETB, you will receive 137.500 ETB as a grant.


  • Applicants need to hold the Ethiopian citizenship
  • Applicants need to be 18+ years old
  • Applicants need to either have an existing small business or a concrete business idea
  • Female entrepreneurs specifically encouraged to apply.
  • Applications can be submitted online up to 31.11.2022
  • The application process is entirely online. If you have any difficulties with the online processes, please email them: ethiopia@widu.africa
  • After the closing of the application period, the most promising applications (50-100) will be selected. You will be informed of the decision by e-mail.

Multiple selection criteria taken into consideration:

  • Impact on food security and nutrition
  • Overall quality of application (completeness, coherence, etc.)
  • Employment creation
  • Creation of income
  • Degree of innovation

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