Ignite 2021

Guzakuza is building an ecosystem of Female Agribusiness Leaders building resilience in Agribusiness.

Join Ignite 2021 and earn a Postgraduate Diploma in Agribusiness certified by the London Academy of Professional Training, UK and Enterprise Risk Management I-Africa, an accredited Professional Institution.

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For 4 months (September to December), Igniters will be on the journey of igniting the Agri-fire in their bellies.

For 40+ hours each week, participants take part in sessions and discussions that will help them refine and refire. From Monday to Wednesday, Igniters discuss and share innovative experiences that will allow them to rethink.

Thursdays are for field trips and exposure into the world of Agribusiness in Nigeria.

One on one Review and Refine Session on Friday afternoons. It is also a check-in time for all participants to foster a group dynamic that is positive and productive.

The mentorship phase follows right after the virtual phase. Mentors who have walked the business and research talk are selected to share their experience with these igniters on a mentorship journey. This journey is for three months.

With a small number of fifteen (15) – (20) participants, they become a tight team that learns how to get things done while having fun!


  • Igniters to Rethink their value chain to increase productivity and gain competitive advantage.
  • Igniters to Refine by adopting new tools, networking with the right people to drive productivity and innovation. Finding new ways to create and increase value rather than lower prices.
  • Igniters to Refire by putting action behind their thoughts and plans and getting the right people in their space.
  • Earn A Globally Recognised Certification ​
  • Acquire Agribusiness, Human And Conceptual Skills​
  • Professional Networks And Opportunities ​
  • Coaching and Mentorship
  • Access to Ready Market
  • Access to Investors


  • Age Limit
    • Ignite (Blended): You should be 40 years or younger at the time of application.
    • IgniteV (Virtual) : There is no age limit.
  • Ignite is for women only.
  • Ignite needs maximum time commitment, they, therefore, encourage women who can make time for the entire programme to apply.
  • Ignite is for African Women in Agribusiness on the African continent and in the diaspora.
  • The entire programme is conducted in English, therefore proficiency in English Language is a requirement.
Eligible Regions: African continent and in the diaspora

Application Process

  • Apply online through the Apply Now Link.
  • One can choose to do the programme for free but they will not receive the postgraduate diploma.
  • One can apply for a scholarship as well.

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