African Agriculture Fund

Phatisa will invest in food and agriculture related transactions such as:

  •  management buy-outs and buy-ins;
  •  acquisitions;
  •  expansions;
  •  early-stage equity (minority/majority); and
  •  outgrower and smallholder developments.

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10 Years

Eligibility Details

The AAF targets three subsectors of food and agriculture: primary, secondary and tertiary (services and infrastructure). 

  • Primary agriculture encompasses arable land development, cereals and staples, dairy and livestock farming, aquaculture, fruit and vegetables, ranching, plantations and edible oils; especially produce for local consumption.
  •  Secondary agriculture includes maize and wheat milling, soya processing, sugar milling and refining, production of animal feeds, beverages and branded foods as well as packaging.
  •  Tertiary agriculture extends to services and infrastructure including logistics, storage, seeds, subcontracting, physical inputs, crop protection, input financing and fertiliser.

Criteria for AAF to invest:• equity investment requirement of US$ 5 million to US$ 24 million;

  • experienced management team with a compelling vision for the business and a willingness to collaborate with a financial investor;
  • proven financial, operational track record;
  • potential for future growth and vertical integration;
  • commitment to transparency;
  • realistic entry valuation; and
  • ability to achieve a profitable liquidity event in the medium term

Application Guidance

If you or your company have a business venture that meets the AAF investment criteria, please complete and submit the one-page AAF Funding Application Form (link provided above).