By Fred Maingi
Vincent Oduor going by the nickname Aquaculture Barn Ltd emerged the hero in the just ended Vijana na AgripBiz National Bootcamp competition.
Odour walked home with a glittering cheque of Ksh. 1million.
Finishing second in the competition that started with 24 competitors was Apetsi Ivy going by the nickname ‘Kwa mashroom Farm” who pocketed ksh. 750,000.
Finishing third in the event that was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, European Union and Climate Innovation was Bernard Ojiambo ( The Wonder B) who received sh. 500,000.
Joseph Murabula, the CEO for Kenya Climate lauded partipants and sponsors for brightening the event that has resumed after a two years break occasioned by the Covid Pandemic.
He said the aim of the event was to identify and support the youth including helping Agripreneurs, establish sustainable businesses through capacity building, mentorship, market linkages and access to financing
The event further was aimed at promoting the expansion of women and youth owned agribusinesses.
The event was launched on March 6,2020 with the aim of supporting 2,400 women and youth led agribusinesses and provide over 17,000 job opportunities.