AGCO Corporation, a global leader in Agriculture is organizing the AGCO Africa Ambassador contests to find one individual who will represent Africa in its programs for a one year period. Are you an African, 21 years and above? Do you want to be part of this? AGCO invites you to join the contest and become the AGCO Africa Ambassador 2014. Submit your video now!


  • Minimum age: twenty-one (21) years old

  • Proof of African origin and valid passport from an African country

  • Present residence in an African country

  • Fluent in spoken English

  • Some experience with speaking in front of a large audience

  • No record of criminal behavior including crimes of moral turpitude or which might bring AGCO into disrepute

  • No membership in extreme, radical or violent groups including but not limited to groups which advocate the violent overthrow of any government

  • No human rights offenses

  • Must be available to participate in both Events: International Green Week Fair (January 17-26, 2014) and AGCO Africa Summit (January 20, 2014)

  • Must be eligible to receive a visa to enter Germany during the Event

  • May not be an employee or immediate family member of an employee with AGCO

How to Enter the Contest

  • Eligible Participants may enter the Program by creating and submitting a video of themselves explaining why they should be chosen to act as the AGCO Africa Ambassador to Germany during the Event.

  • The video must not contain obscenities or other objectionable content.

  • Eligible Participants may enter as many times as they chooses so long as each Submission offers different content and perspective from a previous Submission by the Eligible Participant.

  • Multiple entries of the same Submission will result in disqualification.

  • Your video should be uploaded on their Youtube page as video response to the contest video, posted on our AGCO Africa Ambassador Facebook page or sent directly via email to

  • Submissions must be no less than thirty (30) seconds and/or no more than three (3) minutes in length.

  • Men and women are welcome to participate in the contest.


  • Hosting the AGCO Africa Summit on January 20, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.

  • Representing your continent for AGCO as an AGCO Africa Ambassador at the International Green Week fair in Berlin, Germany from January 17-26, 2014.

  • Responsibility in regular reporting (by-weekly) about trends and developments in African agriculture and economy as well as AGCO‘s activities in Africa on Facebook and Twitter in posts, uploads and video messages during the one year contract period (when appropriate, participation at AGCO events in Africa).

  • $10,000.00 cash award at the beginning of the one-year contract.

  • Reimbursement for all reasonable traveling expenses solely related to participation as the AGCO Africa Ambassador.


Submissions will be approved, judged and decided on by the AGCO marketing team. The announcement of the winner takes place on November 18th, 2013 on the Facebook page ( Eligible Participants accept and acknowledge that the decision of the Judges is final.

Deadline: October 18, 2013

For more information and to join the contest, click here.

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