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
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
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.