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Federal Government’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Technology Application (4IRTA) – 10 million grant

The Federal Government on Monday declared open applications for the Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies (4IRTA) which is meant to optimize Nigeria’s economy in the agriculture sector.

4IRTA is a platform that run by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) to demonstrate projects using 4IR technologies (UAVs, IoT, AI and Blockchain) in different sectors of our economy.

These projects will be designed as pilot to illustrate how these technologies can be successfully implemented in Nigeria.


  • The Agriculture Demonstration Project allows us identify, demonstrate and mainstream market-ready innovations that leverage 4IR technologies to enhance productivity and sustainability in the Nigerian agricultural sector.
  • Selected projects will receive up to N10,000,000 in funding to deepen the application of 4IR technologies in their work.
  • The Ministry of Agriculture will provide support to selected pilot farms and navigate a path to scale and sustainability.


  • The 10 selected projects are expected to be focused on the application of UAV, IoT, AI and Blockchain in different agricultural sub sectors e.g. crop production, fishery, livestock and forestry
  • Project proposals will need to demonstrate the use of 4IR Technologies to improve agricultural productivity and sustainability in Nigeria

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on these criteria:

1. Innovations
Innovative use of 4IR technology to improve agricultural productivity

2. Impacts
Potential to generate significant economic and social benefits for farmers

3. Feasibility
Technical feasibility with a plan for scaling

4. Sustainability
Clear sustainability plan for long-term success

How to Apply for 4IRTA

Qualified and Interested candidates should Apply by Clicking the Button below.


Deadline: December 7, 2023

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