Pillar 1: Technical assistance, mentoring, coaching

The LadyAgri Impact Investment Hub has a significant role in capacity building. Through the work of our members, field experts, and investment team, we

  • Identify and assess risks for women led agri-business projects
  • Assess and assist women ensuring their projects have a scalable social, environmental and climate-resilient impact
  • Provide technical assistance, in the form of training and coaching to bring projects to a bankable status
  • Build a steady pipeline of projects to present to investors, and accompany our LadyAgri investees throughout their financing journey
  • Provide a platform for public and private investors and investees to discuss projects
  • Undertake market studies and gap analyses for funds or private companies to assess the situation of women-led value chains that they are considering investing in

Pillar 2: Matching of projects with social impact funds
The LadyAgri Impact Investment Hub holds a valuable pipeline of projects ready for investment.  Through the work of our investment and technical advisory team, we

  • Match our pipeline of projects with social impact funds that commit to our principles of investing for impact
  • Pre-vet the projects and present them to the funds
  • Bridge the investment risk gap by securing institutional funds and first loss guarantees

Pillar 3: B2B Food Technology Partnerships
The LadyAgri Impact Investment Hub encourages private sector actors to become members.  Through the work of our field experts and technical advisory team, we

  • Facilitate dialogue between suppliers of agricultural technical equipment or know-how and provide access to production technology. Partnerships are geared towards agri-enterprise modernisation and competitive needs
  • Assist European companies with identifying possibilities of adaptation of their technologies to meet the needs of the African, regional, local, agricultural sector
  • Work with private companies’ gender-focused agricultural programmes in order to align with LadyAgri projects in a given area or value-chain in order to multiply impact
  • Provide government and public relations support, to ensure compliance and alignment with policies and raise awareness