• African agriculture bing bang business opportunity: Investment in pairing sun energy and irrigation with fertilizers provided as a fertirrigation service

    “Agriculture is Africa’s lifeline. It holds the key to the future and yet is not performing as well as it should”, said moderator Shada Islam, Director of Policy at Friends of Europe, at the Developm...
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  • INTRODUCING THE SOUTHERN AFRICA GRAIN NETWORK (SAGNET)

    The Southern Africa Grain Network (SAGNET) is a not-for-profit company supporting regional efforts for private sector engagements in grain trade and policy in Southern Africa.     SAGNET is a key organ...
  • Global Innovation Fund

    The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world. Through grants and risk capital, it supports breakthrough s...
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  • Have You Heard of Venture Capital for Africa?

    Venture Capital for Africa has a list of ongoing open programs here. Their goal is to reach and connect aspiring entrepreneurs, venture founders and developers in Africa. Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa) st...
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  • Global Food Exchange Seeks Strategic Partners in Ethiopia

    Denver, Colorado based Global Food Exchange recently signed an agreement with the government of Ethiopia for the purchase of its fortified cereals to be manufactured in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  This agreement will...
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  • Cassava Processing Plants Investment Proposals (AKIPOC memo).zip

    Please find uploaded herewith details of an investment proposal on cassava processing plants. Please contact me for explanation where necessary.   Thank you.   Emmanuel Udomisor
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  • The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

    The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world.   FOCUS: The foun...
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  • African Enterprise Challenge Fund

    Provides competitive grants and interest free loans of up to US $2.5 million to private sector companies based on eligibility and selection criteria. Competing business ideas should be commercially viable, innovative ...
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  • Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)

    Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is an open competition supporting breakthrough solutions to the world's most intractable development challenges—interventions that could change millions of lives at a fracti...
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  • Award Opportunity: Africa Finance & Investment Forum Entrepreneurship Award

    The Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) is one of EMRC’s showcase events aimed at strengthening the private sector in Africa by encouraging partnerships and attracting investments. AFIF 2015 is organize...
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  • Can USAID really “join the Dots” ?

    USAID is funding a diverse range of programmes across 42 countries in Africa and is making a measurable contribution to development.  The Feed the Future programme report illustrates the success of national progr...
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  • Golden Mean Capital

    FOCUS: Golden Mean invests in and supports extraordinary entrepreneurs with the potential, passion and creativity needed to transform agricultural industries.   TYPE OF FUND: Golden Mean utilizes a “buy &am...
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  • Scaling Up Food Security & Nutrition Innovations

    Deadline for Submission: March 27, 2015   Canada’s International Development Research Centre and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada are pleased to announce the 2015 open call for proposals unde...
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  • SilverStreet Capital

    FOCUS: Investment management firm focusing on agricultural sector in Africa, particularly in large scale commercial farming by employing Hub-Outgrower Model.   TYPE OF FUND: Equity   RANGE: N/A   REG...
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  • Barr Global Investments

    Barr Global investments are intended to increase agricultural productivity and market access for smallholder farmers in an environmentally responsible manner. It recognizes the need to strengthen farmers’ resili...
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  • LeapFrog Investments

    LeapFrog Investments, a private equity firm backed by George Soros and JP Morgan, said it has raised $400 million for socially responsible investments in Asia and Africa - the largest ever for a fund specialising in l...
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  • Incluvest

    Incluvest is an impact investment company that contributes to the sustainable improvement of living conditions in developing countries.   FOCUS: Incluvest uses a combination of people and resources to invest in ...
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  • Southern Africa Trade Hub

    Through a small grants program, the Southern Africa Trade Hub supports regional partners to work towards regional trade and food security. Grants are awarded to enhance, support or facilitate results for Trade Hub int...
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  • Invested Development Funding

    Invested Development is an impact investment management firm and a leading innovator in early-stage financing for tech startups that are committed to serving the world’s underserved markets.   FOCUS: Inves...
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  • Sharefair on ‘Rural Women’s technologies to improve food security, nutrition, and productive family farming’

    http://www.empowerwomen.org/sharefair2014/call-for-technologies   The UN Women Regional office for Eastern and Southern Africa in collaboration with FAO, IFAD, WFP, and IRRR among other partners have put togethe...
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