tAfrican Development Bank (AfDB)

How to reach us: dealroom@agra.org


The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is a regional multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries that are the institution’s Regional Member Countries (RMCs). As the premier development finance institution on the continent, the AfDB’s mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development.

Capital Provider Overview

Region/Countries of focus

Africa / 54 regional member countries (RMC).
Sector & Ag. value chains focus
All value chains
Investment criteria
Refer to the attached link on the Bank’s general financing terms and project eligibility criteria: https://www.afdb.org/en/private-sector/how-work-us

Names of select current/previous portfolio companies in the ag. space

DAL Group in Sudan and Ghana Cocoa Board

Type of instruments

Debt, guarantees, equity, quasi-equity, risk management products, trade finance, special funds & technical assistance facilities

Ticket size range

>USD 10M
Preferred currency of investment
Hard Currency (USD, EUR, YEN,ZAR) and Local Currency (BWP, ZMW, EGP, XOF, XAF, UGX, TZS, NGN, KES, GHS) and any other local currency approved at the time of the project under the Bank’s local currency framework.
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How to engage

Please reach out to us on dealroom@agra.org for any queries or support. The SMEs can be reached directly through the unique link found on their company profile page.