In the framework of the 2015 edition of the Africa Finance & Investment Forum and to encourage sustainable development, economic growth, innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa, EMRC presented "AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2015
", providing an African existing small-medium business with a financial contribution and exposure/visibility for a project.
The "AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2015” was organized with the support of the Rabobank Foundation.
The winner of this year's AFIF Entrepreneurship Award was Lazaro Mwakipesile founder of Raphael Group (Tanzania).
implements its business activities through SHIRCO
consortium under a complete value chain model of rice, beans, groundnuts
and sunflower. The company partners with other private businesses
especially agro-dealers and credit providers that work directly with RGL
"This is a moment for all the entrepreneurs from Tanzania. I am not only representing Raphael Group but also all the business people in my country who believe in what they do. This is a very special moment for me and everyone back home,” explained Lazaro Mwakipesile, Managing Director of Raphael Group.