NWK Grain Handlers Limited (NGHL)

Grain-handling and storage business, operating on mandates from grain buyers and procuring directly from small-scale farmers.

Investment information

$720,000
Committed investment
$720,000
Investment made
Storage, distribution and trading
Primary value chain focus
Committed investment
Investment made
Primary value chain focus

Expected impact

$95,000
Total annual income for employees
7,500
Smallholder farmers linked to market
$400,000

Total annual income for smallholders

Total annual income for employees
Smallholder farmers linked to market

Total annual income for smallholders

Our role

AgDevCo partnered with two investors to create NGHL, a grain handling and storage business operating on mandates from grain buyers. AgDevCo's investment secure a 10% equity stake in the company.

Smart investment and support
Market making
Through AgDevCo’s investment in NGHL, local smallholder farmers now have access to a formalised market for maize, soya, sunflower and cowpeas. NGHL offers a customer-friendly and professional service, which includes a weighbridge for accurate crop measurement and cash payment on delivery.

Our investments in Zambia

Investment Total invested Investment type Start date
CHC Commodities - Technical assistance 2017
Ilobezi Limited $1,200,000 Debt / Equity 2016
Katito Farming Enterprises Ltd $7,000,000 Debt / Equity 2017
New Rotations Farming Zambia (NRZ) $1,800,000 Debt / Equity 2014
NWK Grain Handlers Limited (NGHL) $720,000 Debt / Equity 2015
Saise Farming Enterprises Ltd (SFEL) $6,135,000 Debt / Equity 2016
Silverlands Ranching Ltd (SRL) - Technical assistance 2018