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

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…

Lessons learnt from investing in agricultural SMEs in East Africa

In 2004, private equity firm Pearl Capital Partners set up African Agricultural Capital (AAC) with the ambition of stimulating investment in agricultural businesses in East Africa. The fund was formally closed in 2019. AAC was one of the first agricultural impact investment vehicles in the region. Investors collectively committed $9 million in AAC, which the fund fully…