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12 Aug, 2019, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Makes First Investment in Cote d'Ivoire With DekelOil

AgDevCo is pleased to announce a €8.7 million investment into the DekelOil group, a leading agribusiness operating in the palm oil and cashew sectors ...


15 Jul, 2019, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Expands Portfolio in Tanzania to Develop the Avocado Industry and Export

AgDevCo is pleased to announce a multi-million Euro investment in Africado, a successful avocado company based in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania. ...


06 Jun, 2019, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Announces First Investment in Kenya

AgDevCo is pleased to announce its first investment in Kenya. In partnership with Root Capital, AgDevCo is providing a US$5.0 million facility to a...


14 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Barak Appointed to Manage Working Capital Facility for Agricultural SMEs in Africa

AgDevCo and KfW are pleased to announce the appointment of Barak Fund Management Limited as the new manager of LAFCo, a working capital facility...


08 May, 2019, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Organic Cocoa Investment Is First Deal in Sierra Leone

AgDevCo is pleased to announce an investment in Tradin Organic to source organic cocoa directly from certified small-holder farmers in Sierra Leone...


06 Apr, 2019, 17:00 BST AgDevCo Expands Agri-investment Portfolio in Rwanda, Reaching Tens of Thousands of Households

AgDevCo is pleased to announce its latest investment in Rwanda's rapidly growing agribusiness sector. The UK-based social impact investor, which is...


14 Feb, 2019, 09:00 GMT AgDevCo Expands Portfolio in Uganda to Develop Local Pork Industry

AgDevCo and Centurion Agricultural Partners are pleased to announce a multimillion-dollar investment in the Nakifuma Farming Company, a new 390-sow...


14 Jan, 2019, 09:00 GMT From Bean to Bar - AgDevCo Invests in Ghanaian Farmer-Owned Cocoa Company

AgDevCo is pleased to announce an investment in Kuapa Kokoo Limited, the only licenced cocoa buying company in Ghana which is owned by a cooperative...


17 Dec, 2018, 09:00 GMT AgDevCo Completes First Investment in Uganda's Coffee Sector

AgDevCo announced an investment in Great Lakes Coffee, Uganda's leading producer and exporter of fully traceable, high-grade coffees. AgDevCo's...


31 Aug, 2018, 12:30 BST AgDevCo Welcomes New Funding From the British Government

As announced as part of Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Africa, the Department for International Development (DFID) will provide a further £55m ...


24 Jul, 2018, 09:00 BST AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit to Impact a Further 58,500 Smallholder Farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia

58,500 smallholders in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda and Zambia will benefit from outgrower programmes backed by AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit...


08 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT AgDevCo Announces Partnerships in Senegal and Mozambique

AgDevCo's Smallholder Development Unit (SDU) today announced new partnerships with a Senegalese rice miller and a Mozambican livestock company. Some...


19 Oct, 2017, 10:40 BST AgDevCo Announces $3.0m Investment in Rwandan Poultry Company;Uzima Chicken Ltd

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, announces a USD 3.0 million debt investment into Uzima Chicken Limited, a Rwandan poultry company....


13 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST AgDevCo Invests $1.8m in Malawi Poultry Sector

Food and Feeds Wholesalers Ltd, trading as Kapani, is expanding its poultry operations and developing a global standard processing unit. AgDevCo, a...


04 Sep, 2017, 06:00 BST AgDevCo Backs a Rehabilitated Mozambican-owned Banana Plantation with $1.5m

Today, AgDevCo announced its investment into Citrum SA to develop an export-focused banana operation owned and managed by a local team. AgDevCo is...


29 Aug, 2017, 06:00 BST AgDevCo Invests $5.05m in Katito Farming Enterprises Limited, Mbala

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, has invested $5.05m investment into Katito Farming Enterprises Limited (Katito). This is a key part...


21 Aug, 2017, 06:00 BST AgDevCo Invests in Ugandan Maize and Cassava Miller, Talian Company

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, announces a $450,000 debt investment into a Ugandan milling business, Talian Company Limited. Talian...


24 Jul, 2017, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Invests in Tanzanian Poultry Business

Kingchick Poultry specialises in quality broiler chickens for the local market, supporting food security and offering high quality protein at lower...


19 Jun, 2017, 09:00 BST RMG Concept Ltd Invests $1.75m in the Babator Farming Company Ltd

On 28 April 2017, RMG Concept Ltd ("RMG"), a leading West African agribusiness group, completed the purchase of 70% of the shares of the Babator...


22 Feb, 2017, 09:00 GMT AgDevCo Invests in Rwandan Mushroom Grower

Kigali Farms grows high quality mushrooms for the regional markets and supports over 1,700 smallholder producers. AgDevCo's investment allows Kigali...


29 Sep, 2016, 12:50 BST AgDevCo Invests $1.6m in Malawi Sugarcane Out Growers Cooperative

Phata Sugarcane Outgrowers Cooperative is replicating the very successful first phase of its business plan by expanding its membership by an...


05 Sep, 2016, 08:00 BST AgDevCo Invests $1.5m in Malawi Peanut Factory

Afri-Oils Limited aims to revive Malawi's groundnut export industry, with benefits for tens of thousands of smallholder farmers. AgDevCo, a social...


16 May, 2016, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Invests $1.1m in a Zambian Feedlot

Ilobezi Limited aims to provide a reliable market for smallholder cattle and sunflower seed in Zambia's Southern Province. AgDevCo, a social impact...


14 Sep, 2015, 09:00 BST AgDevCo Invests USD 375,000 in Gee's Fresh Point, Ghana

AgDevCo is delighted to announce a USD 375,000 investment into Gee's Fresh Point (Gee's), a slaughterer, processor and marketer of frozen specialty...


25 Nov, 2014, 09:18 GMT AgDevCo Invests USD 2m in Malawian Macadamia Nut Company

AgDevCo, a social impact agribusiness investor, today announced a USD 2.0 million debt investment into a Malawian macadamia farm, as part of a USD...