CRU and AFAP are working with partners across Africa to offer brownfield projects that are seeking capital, the chance to make a showcase presentation.
We have selected qualified and categorised projects that are seeking investment of over US$1m in brownfield projects, and are focused on fertilizer, agri-inputs supply chain, agriculture, agro processing, and/or value addition sectors. Investors that attend the showcase will be provided with a full package of information, and will have the opportunity to meet and discuss with the project leaders seeking finance.
For further information, please contact Tom Willatt
Showcase presentations at the forthcoming conference will include:
Kitovu is a Nigerian agtech company which uses soil and market demand data to remove the guesswork and supply chain inefficiencies from the agricultural value chain of sub-saharan Africa. Its project is to set up a decentralised inputs supply system that makes it easier for smallholder farmers to access fertilizers and reduce supply chain costs while creating jobs for youths through its channel partnership model.
Leeuriver Boerdery (Pty) Ltd
A South African, fully black owned, third-generation family farming operation whose current business activities are the production of wine grapes (Chenin Blanc), citrus, and mix vegetables (watermelons and butternuts). Its investment project is to shift focus from wine grapes to mainly citrus, gold kiwi fruit, and mix vegetables as a cash crop, and expand the business into a sizeable commercial farming entity.
A Nigerian supplier of imported micronutrient fertilizers, Agriguardian provides services to the agricultural and forestry industries in Nigeria. The company’s investment proposal involves producing and supplying both macro and micro-nutrient fertilizers to the national market, as single or combined products, with a view to providing farmers with access to more balanced crop nutrition and soil replenishment products.
Gariep Boerdery (Pty) Ltd
A South African garlic and Lucerne farming operation, successfully converted to a fully black owned entity by empowering the farm manager. The current business activities are: the production of garlic for local retailers, alfalfa for a local feed company and mix vegetables (butternuts) for the export market. Its investment proposal concerns transition to mainly pecan nuts, gold kiwi fruit, and garlic as a cash crop.
DSM Corridor Group
A Tanzania registered independent company providing cargo handling, warehousing and other services to traders. Its investment project proposal is to expand its activities with a small bagging machine that will enable and ensure proper packaging of small fertilizer bags, improve the bagging speed with accurate weight, and enable traders to sell small size fertilizer bags, especially to small-scale and urban farmers.
Further showcases to be announced.
CRU and AFAP create the opportunity for African fertilizer and agribusiness projects seeking finance to showcase their projects to investors
3 August 2018