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
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).