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10/01/2020 at 22h26, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

FMO invests $7.5m in Jacqueline Novogratz’s ARAF impact fund

With its contribution to this New York-based fund, the Dutch development bank aims to support smallholder...

Agri-food industry

10/01/2020 at 08h13, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Dutch impact fund Veris validates its investment strategy with the sale of Ethiopian company Senselet to PepsiCo

The impact fund Veris Investments recently sold its majority shareholding in Ethiopian crisps producer...

Agri-food industry

10/01/2020 at 07h59, by Gaëlle Arenson

Karim Trad and Anis Kallel at AfricInvest to carry out Land’Or capital increase (Hatem Denguezli)

As planned, the private equity firm is upping its stake in the Tunisian cheese producer through a capital...

Agri-food industry

03/01/2020 at 17h14, by Valentin Grille

Dutch trio finances Habesha Breweries, alongside IFC

World Bank Group’s sister organisation IFC will loan €50m to Ethiopia’s Habesha Breweries, with co-funders...

Agri-food industry

20/12/2019 at 12h53, by Estelle Maussion

Ethiopia: OCP joins the race against Coca Cola and Dangote for sugar refining

The Moroccan fertilizer giant is one of about twenty companies that have expressed an interest in acquiring...

Agri-food industry

18/12/2019 at 17h25, by Valentin Grille

International Breweries Plc (AB InBev) appoints Hugo Dias Rocha as Managing Director

Following the departure of Annabelle Degroot, who is taking up a new role in Europe, the brewer has appointed...


17/12/2019 at 17h10, by Gaëlle Arenson

SIPH (SIFCA/Michelin) to raise funding of $95m after its withdrawal from Euronext

Upon completion of the delisting operation, Société Internationale de Plantation d’Hévéas (SIPH) will...

Agri-food industry

10/12/2019 at 16h14, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT)’s new phosphate plant “will quickly be blockaded” (Amal Environmental Protection Association, Gafsa)

After six years of delays due to a mass of post-revolution social protests, the Mdhilla 2 triple superphosphate...

Agri-food industry

02/12/2019 at 17h01, by Aurélie Benoit

Côte d’Ivoire: Dekel Agri-Vision (formerly Dekel Oil) diversifies and launches a hybrid power project ($61m)

One of Côte d’Ivoire’s leading palm oil producers in is partnering with Swiss group Green Enesys to set...


28/11/2019 at 16h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The Rise Fund (Mo Ibrahim, Richard Branson, Bono et al) invests in Uganda’s Pearl Dairy

The impact investment fund managed by TPG Growth closes its second transaction in the dairy produce sector....

Agri-food industry

27/11/2019 at 17h04, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Senegal: poultry feed producer Avisen invests in an abattoir

Franco-Senegalese company Avisen has invested around CFA francs 1bn ($1.65m) of equity capital to build...

Agri-food industry

27/11/2019 at 17h01, by Gaëlle Arenson

Jean Christophe Figueroa takes up the reins at Malteries Soufflet

The French agrifood group present in 19 countries with revenue of €4.8bn ($5.28bn) in 2018 has recently...

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