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24 June 2022
AgDevCo Impact Brochure 2021

In 2021, AgDevCo’s portfolio worked with more suppliers and employed more people than ever before. 

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23 February 2022
Press Release: New Funding announcement

AgDevCo secures $90m of DFI funding to further invest in African agribusinesses to deliver jobs, incomes, and food. 

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1 November 2021
Article: Africa needs more irrigation to increase agricultural production

Communities in low-yielding agricultural regions like Chikwawa face further challenges from climate change, so the need for good irrigation will grow. Sub Saharan Africa is a climate change hotspot, with intense storms in some parts, longer, hotter dry spells in others – like Chikwawa. 

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29 October 2021
Article: Tackling the impacts of climate change in Africa can improve agricultural production and get more cash into the pockets of small-scale farmers

Article: Tackling the impacts of climate change in Africa can improve agricultural production and get more cash into the pockets of small-scale farmers

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3 August 2021
Case Study: GADC - How employment impacts women’s wellbeing and empowerment

Read AgDevCo’s latest research on how employment in our portfolio helps empower women.  This case study is on the amazing work done at Gulu Agriculture Development Company (GADC). 

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27 July 2021
Press Release: AgDevCo is pleased to announce a USD$3 million debt investment in Quinta da Bela Vista Limitada (QBV)

AgDevCo is pleased to announce a USD$3 million debt investment in Quinta da Bela Vista Limitada (QBV), an irrigated banana estate located in the Boane area in Mozambique. 

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9 July 2021
Press Release: AgDevCo announces sustainable protein investment, East Africa

The company is currently selling 1.5 million fresh fish per month, which are grown using the best aquaculture practices from around the globe, without antibiotics. 

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29 June 2021
Infographics: Worker rights and expectations

AgDevCo has released infographics on worker rights and expectations, suitable for any African workplace. They are available free of charge in multiple languages (Swahili, Twi, Chichewa, French, English and Portuguese). 

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28 June 2021
AgDevCo Impact Brochure 2020

AgDevCo provides more than capital; we are long-term partners for growth and impact. 

Corporate Information
7 June 2021
Article: Gender equality training for more successful smallholder production

This article highlights the success of Taylor Winch Tanzania in delivering the Gender Action Learning System (GALS), a community-led empowerment methodology that aims to give smallholder producers – particularly women – greater control over their lives.

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7 June 2021
Case study: Facebook Farmers - A new customer base for African agribusinesses

Inputs distributor Agrigrow has doubled its sales in Tanzania with a Facebook campaign supported by AgDevCo’s Smallholder Development Unit. 

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