Wilmar Flowers – 2012

Investment by African Agricultural Capital Fund Wilmar Flowers limited is a well-established export floriculture business located in Thika, Central Kenya. The business is one of the major summer flower exporters at the Dutch auction from Kenya. The business model revolves around supporting smallholder farmers in central, Eastern, Rift Valley and Nyanza provinces produce commercial flower…

Midlands Limited – 2012

Investment by African Agricultural Capital Fund Midlands Limited is an agro-processing company, with the objective of adding value to temperate zone agricultural produce in Kenya. Situated on a 25 acre piece of land in South Kinangop, Nyadarua which is in the South rift valley, the crop range of the business included potatoes, carrots, cabbage, sukuma…

Mimea International Limited – 2012

Mimea International Limited (MIL) is a private tissue culture SME agribusiness firm. MIL was incorporated in 2005 and started its operations in the same year.The firm is currently located in Kitengela Township, where it operates a tissue culture laboratory. In 2012, MIL secured a loan of US$ 350,000 from African Seed Investment Fund (ASIF) for…

Alemayehu Makonnen Farm PLC – 2012

Investment by African Seed Investment Fund Alemayehu is a large scale commercial farm located in the Awash valley in the Oromia province, East of Ethiopia. The farm is located deep in rural Ethiopia, specializing in the production and marketing of grain seed especially seed maize, both hybrid and open pollinated varieties (OPV’s) as well as…

YIELD UGANDA INVESTMENT FUND ANNUAL REPORT

The sector has however seen underperformance over recent years in comparison to other sectors within the economy due to the low level of value addition through processing facilities and also a lack of commercial private enterprises, thereby resulting in weak employment creation. Read More

AAC FUND CLOSURE REPORT

In 2004, we set up African Agricultural Capital (AAC) with the ambition of stimulating investment inagricultural businesses in East Africa. AAC was one of the first agricultural impact investmentvehicles in the region. It inspired others and we learned many lessons along the way. I would like tocommend most highly the shareholders, Gatsby Charitable Foundation and…