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They have devoted themselves to a vision and have achieved their objectives. Their perseverance is our inspiration.

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Information is the 'food' which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa's private sector.

Christian Mwijage

Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania)

Winner edition

Christian Mwijage, Managing Director of EcoAct (Tanzania), won the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017. EcoAct Tanzania is a social enterprise established to address the challenges of urban waste management, plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. EcoAct recycles and transforms consumer plastic waste into durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber. The winner received a cash prize as well as a one-year media and social media promotion.

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A debate is relevant only if it gathers the voices of professionals and combines it with practical cases and solutions.

Mohamed Sidibe

Mohamed Sidibe

National Coordinateur - Cadre Intégré Renforcé - Mali

Wachira Kariuki

Wachira Kariuki

Wachira Kariuki - Classic Foods - Kenya

Pierre Van Hedel

Pierre Van Hedel

Managing Director, Rabobank Foundation - The Netherlands

Paul Maasdorp

Paul Maasdorp

Managing Director - Emerging Capital Partners - Kenya

Recent stories Testimonials

They came, they experienced and they want to share their thoughts about it with you.

Tom Derksen

Tom Derksen

Managing Director Agriculture - SNV EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

“The issue of finance is key and a core element in promoting inclusive and sustainable agribusinesses. There is a need for innovative financing mechanisms to serve the missing middle SMEs by providing equity investments and loans. There are a number of interesting examples, but now is the time to bring these emerging solutions to scale.”

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  • Facilitate access to finance
  • Connect businesses horizontally and vertically
  • Create an exchange of know-how
  • Engage the relevant Public-Private dialogue
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Information is the ‘food’ which feeds economic growth. Read the latest news impacting Africa’s Private Sector.

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1.2 billion opportunities

1.2 billion opportunities

The commodity boom may be over, and barriers to doing business are everywhere. But Africa’s market of 1.2 billion people still holds huge promise.