Understanding Impact Performance: Climate Change Mitigation Investments

Comparing and assessing impact performance is critical to increasing the effectiveness of impact investing. Investors around the world are growing their capital allocations toward impact-oriented strategies, deepening their approaches to impact measurement and management, and, anecdotally, becoming progressively better aware of the variety of strategies available to influence impact results. Read More…

Venture Capital: Why has it not taken off as financing for SMEs?

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Uganda suffer from lack of finance for their survival and growth. This liquidity emergency, according to Ian Nvula, an expert in capital markets and founder of T.E Markets, has motivated struggling start-ups to find alternative financing sources different from conventional bank lending, writes Nelson Mandela Muhoozi. Read More…

Sausage King

Sausage King, a pioneering meat processing company 30 kilometers outside of Kampala, was established in February 2019 and specializes in value addition and processing of beef, poultry, and pork into convenient premium meat products. Sausage rolls, cold cuts, and specialty cuts are among the products produced by the company. Read press release

Ugandan poultry farm Sekajja Agro clinches US$1.8m investment from Yield Uganda Investment Fund

UGANDA – Sekajja Agro Farms Limited (SAF), a Ugandan based poultry firm, has received UGX 6.79 billion (US$ 1.8 million) blended equity and long-term debt from Pearl Capital Partners’ managed fund, the Yield Uganda Investment. According to Pearl Capital, this is the fund’s tenth investment in the Ugandan agribusiness sector, to include US$1.54 million investment…

Sekajja Agro Farms Limited (SAF)

Sekajja Agro Farms Limited (SAF) is a Kampala based company whose primary business is the rearing of day-old-chicks (DOCs) until maturity and the distribution of the mature birds as live birds and dressed chicken in the informal and formal markets, respectively. The business also operates a feed mill, an abattoir, a cold chain and branded…