The Landscape Resilience Fund and the IDH Farmfit Fund are investing in Swiss-Ghanaian cocoa social enterprise Koa to build new processing facilities and provide more income generating opportunities for farmers
Rabobank’s Acorn program aims to unlock the international carbon market for smallholder farmers in developing economies, with the use of agroforestry and the latest technologies for carbon sequestration monitoring
Gresham House, one of London’s oldest asset managers, is betting big on vertical farming. Peter Bachmann, its head of sustainable infrastructure, believes this high-tech agriculture is at a “breakthrough point”.
SilverStreet Capital, an investor in African agriculture, sees opportunities where others shy away from the high risks. “We are targeting the parts of the value chain that need fixing,” says founder Gary Vaughan-Smith.
No need to reinvent the wheel – in *The Expert View* impact investing pros share their lessons learned. This week Mezuo Nwuneli on how to deal with risk when investing in West African agrifood businesses.