Whether it be “Green field” or “Brown field” development, Agricane understands the needs of most agricultural clients. It can provide a complete service from the inception of a project and sourcing of finance to the complete installation. In addition to this, Agricane has expanded its field into the subsequent management requirements of any development until such time as the project is on a stable footing.
Agricane Ltd has the exclusive use of a survey organisation with a comprehensive set of modern field and office equipment run by 12 fully qualified Surveyors and Survey technicians who have a large amount of experience in various African countries dealing with agricultural development projects.
The Survey team are also very conversant with the operational aspects of heavy plant and their associated management as well as handling land-levelling programs for surface irrigation using both state-of-the-art laser and GPS equipment.
Our Training and Capacity Building programmes are amongst the most progressive and comprehensive in the region. We now provide a package to cover the full training requirements for Sugarcane management down to supervisor staff. Agricane is also specialised in Capacity Building of Small-grower schemes and we have assisted in defining the standards for Fair Trade Produce.
Asha Impact Finance Fund
African Long-Term Impact Alternative Credit
Long term (5-7 year) collaterlised investments in high-yield alternative credit, providing investors with semi-annual coupons targeting 12-19% per annum. Barak Fund Management will capitalise on existing and new business opportunities in African SMEs to enhance returns, as well as social developmental impact.
The manager employs an active portfolio construction strategy to maintain a diversified country and sector exposure, with a focus on impact measurement within the selected sectors. Alternative credit has low correlation to traditional asset classes. With discretion, the manager’s strategy which preserves capital, targets returns commensurate with the investor risk profile whilst maintaining liquidity.