PRESS RELEASE: Yield Uganda Investment Fund and FCA Investments partner with AMFRI Farms Limited

Yield Uganda Investment Fund (Yield Fund) and FCA Investments (FCAI) are pleased to announce a Euro1.3m investment in AMFRI Farms Limited (AMFRI Farms). AMFRI Farms is a pioneering organic farming,processing and exporting company working closely with diverse communities all over Uganda, in trainingand production of Certified Organic fruits and vegetables, processed for the export market.…

Amfri Farms secures Shs5.49b to expand outgrowers base

Amfri Farms Ltd has secured a 1.32 million Euros, ( about Shs5.49b) investment from FCA Investments and Yield Uganda Investment Fund managed by Pearl Capital Partners. Of the investment, partially structured as convertible preference shares, 60 per is convertible into equity. The funding aims at providing long-term ”patient capital” to Amfri Farms to enable its…

Partnership between Uganda Manufacturers Association and the Yield Uganda Investment Fund Uganda delivers US$ 2.5 Million investment in Uganda’s pioneer Cassava Processing Facility.

With limited access to affordable and long-term credit continuing to hinder greenfield investments in agro-processing in Uganda, collaboration among the agro-processing ecosystem players is key to unlocking new funding mechanisms. This is even more important as the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) reports an up to 60% reduction in production by her members occasioned by the…

Yield Uganda Investment Fund invests in Pura Organic Agro Tech Ltd, an agro-processing company focused on the cassava value chain.

Yield Uganda Investment Fund (Yield Fund), which is managed by Pearl Capital Partners, is thrilled to announce an investment of USD 2.5 million in Pura Organic Agro Tech Ltd (Pura) structured in both straight equity and patient debt investment. This marks the Fund’s eighth investment into the Ugandan agriculture sector but more uniquely, the first…

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