Developing sustainable agriculture in Africa
AgDevCo is a specialist investor in African agribusinesses. We invest to grow sustainable and impactful agribusiness. AgDevCo provides more than just capital; we are long-term partners for growth and impact.

AgDevCo Covid-19 Update

AgDevCo continues to support African agribusinesses and make new investments despite the restrictions imposed by the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.
Here are some examples of what we have been working on recently.

Our vision

Our vision is a thriving commercial African agriculture sector that benefits both people and planet.

Current Portfolio

Portfolio size
760,000 +
Smallholder farmers linked to markets to date
Jobs created / maintained to date


AgDevCo Climate Change Statement

AgDevCo is part of the solution to addressing climate change in Africa. Our investments in the agriculture sector reduce carbon emissions in supply chains and help farming communities adapt to changing weather patterns.

Case Study: Taylor Winch - A Cooperative Future

This case study explores how Taylor Winch Tanzania, with support from the AgDevCo Smallholder Development Unit (SDU), is strengthening coffee smallholder co-operatives for better quality, higher volumes, and greater social impact. 

Twitter To date, AgDevCo’s investments (current and exited investments) have created or sustained 15,000 quality jobs. Read more here:
Smart investment and support
Local supplier turned international exporter

Inspired by the success of another AgDevCo investment, and following a $3.9 million debt and equity investment from AgDevCo, Westfalia Fruto established a commercial avocado plantation in central Mozambique, becoming the country’s first large-scale avocado exporter.

Working with AgDevCo

Careers Discover job opportunities and what it is like to work at AgDevCo.
Investor Find out more about our strategy and how you can work with us.
Investee Explore our investment criteria to see how we could help grow your agribusiness.
In 2020, 40% of the small-scale suppliers selling to our portfolio were women. Read more here:
RT @BathSdr: Thanks to Mollie Liesner @AgDevCo for the guest blog this week on using qualitative impact data in #impactinvesting https://t…
AgDevCo is pleased to announce a $3million follow-on mezzanine debt investment into Uzima Chicken Limited, a poultry company operating in Rwanda and Uganda. Read the full press release here: #impinv #africa #agribusiness