Norfund is the Norwegian Investment Fund for developing countries with a mandate to assist in building sustainable businesses and industries in developing countries that would not otherwise be developed because of the risk involved. Norfund accomplishes this through providing equity and other risk capital, with a mission to create jobs, improve lives and drive sustainable development.

Capital Provider Overview

Region/Countries of focus

Eastern Africa region (Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia).
Sector & Ag. value chains focus
Investment criteria

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


Type of instruments

Norfund can do all instruments i.e. debt, mezzanine, convertible, equity

Ticket size range

Minimum ticket size – USD 5M; no official upper limit.
Preferred currency of investment
Mainly USD but can also invest in local currency
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How to engage

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