Are you a farmer? Do you need funding? AgDevCo can invest between $1 million and $5 million of debt and equity in early-stage enterprises targeting primary food production and agro-processing companies within Sub-Saharan Africa. AgDevCo invests across the supply chain from inputs (e.g. high-yielding seeds) to logistics. They have a long-term outlook, recognizing that early-stage agribusinesses can take ten years or more to reach maturity. That means AgDevCo can support agribusinesses that would otherwise struggle to secure financing within a realistic pay-back criteria.
AgDevCo already has a portfolio of investments of $110 million of which over 65 investments were disbursed which has resulted in over 7,730 jobs in the agricultural food chain. AgDevCo is backed by the UKAid, The Rockefeller Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation among others.