• Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Botswana Investment & Trade Centre; Jumo; BVI Finance; FSD Africa;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: responsAbility; SBM; CDC; Proparco; IFC; BIO;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: African Development Bank; Mauritius International Financial Centre; AFMI;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Frontera Capital; ens; Jersey Finance; TCX;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: UK aid; ada microfinance; ABAX; Verdant Capital;
  • Recently confirmed Gold Sponsors: Confident Asset Management Limited; RSM; LCF Securities;
  • AFSIC 2017: 3rd - 5th May 2017, Park Plaza Riverbank, London, UK

Panel: How to Make Superior Returns financing Africa’s Agricultural Sector

15:00 - 15:40

– Africa’s Population is forecast to grow massively over next 100 years

– The continent needs a vibrant agricultural sector

– Agriculture is at a turning point with large scale urbanisation, and move to more efficient farming methods

– Experience of lending and investing in the sector

– Ways of making superior returns in the sector


  • Mwombeki Baregu Head of Agriculture and Rural Finance - Financial Sector Deepening Trust, Tanzania
  • Maxime Bouan Regional Manager - Africa & MENA - BlueOrchard Finance Ltd
  • Aly-Khan Jamal Partner - Dalberg, London
  • Frank Nagel Director, Advisory Services - Rabo International Advisory Services
  • Richard Wangwe Head Agribusiness Uganda - Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd, Uganda
  • Cobus Visagie Managing Director - Africa Merchant Capital, Sub-Saharan Africa

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