Investing in nucleus farms to bring sustainable investment to rural communities

We believe there is a Third Way of investing and generating financial and social returns


Thinking anew… Acting anew

We believe in a socially and economically empowered Africa, and as such, we work with all stakeholders to create and finance opportunities that deliver economic, social and conservation returns over the short and long term.

Rural Development

Despite strong fundamentals, Africa lags the rest of the world in key social & environmental impact sectors. 70% of the population lives in rural areas and we need to help get those people into the value chain. From fundamental food security to the development of entrepreneurial businesses, investment in sustainable agricultural productivity and energy provision remain an effective means of delivering real growth.

Blended Financing

Blended Financing strategically uses development finance, donors and philanthropic funds to mobilize private capital to enhance returns for private investors while driving social & environmental impact. Blended Financing has emerged as a solution to the high cost of doing business in developing countries where social & environmental impact is the greatest.

Impact Investing

Impact Investing is emerging as a new strategy aimed at catalysing positive impact while generating financial return. Through impact investments, catalytic investors help create initial conditions in underdeveloped regions that ultimately lead to exponential change for current and future generations.

Through our investments, we focus on 4 impact pillars; education, livelihoods, wellness and climate resilience

Using measurable indicators from that are comprehensively aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Goals, we foster inclusive collaborations with communities, partnerships with key development specialists and access to blended finance to catalyse greater impact.

Our goal is to create catalytic social impact in Indian Ocean Africa

We believe Indian Ocean Africa presents a unique combination of macro, political and social dynamics to investors. Given its location, the region has a natural advantage to supply Asian markets. This opportunity is currently being accentuated by the discovery of an abundance of natural resources coupled with an on-going development of infrastructure.

We aim to converge the world of development and finance to create sustainable, impactful businesses

1. Thesis & Focus

Rural development in Indian Ocean Africa with a focus on agriculture

2. Investment & Exit

Strategic project selection & expansion, risk amelioration, and platform development

3. Impact & ESG

Leverage ecosystem resources to generate impact across key pillars

4. Pipeline

Full agricultural development and the creation of other rural real assets

5. The Team

A seasoned team with experience in investing in Africa and developing rural communities

6. Structure & Governance

Our operating standards and efficiencies allow for optimal performance standards

Feel free to get in touch if you’d like to know more about how we want to help seed the transformation of rural communities