Our Investments in Malawi

Investment by African Agricultural Capital Fund

Jacoma Estates owns two substantial farms in Northern Malawi, Kaweche and Thulwe, through its subsidiary company, Tropha Ltd. Tropha is developing a 500 ha irrigated macadamia estate and a 1,400 tonne per annum processing plant at the Kaweche farm, with an associated outgrower planting programme in Northern Malawi. Tropha also produces birds’ eye chillies, paprika and coffee for export, and seed crops under contract to Seed Co. 
Our investment, alongside Jacoma’s existing shareholders and the UK-based investment company, AgDevCo, will fully finance the Macadamia expansion programme and processing facility.

www.jacomaestates.com

Investment by African Seed Investment Fund

Funwe Farms produces hybrid and OPV maize seed and a number of varieties of legume seed for sale through the Agricultural Inputs Subsidy Scheme to smallholders in Malawi. It owns two farms, Funwe and Mitongwe, on which it produces 300-400 MT seed per annum. It also buys in seed from outgrowers. Its target is to produce and sell at least 1,000MT seed per annum by 2015. 
Our investment has enabled the business has been able to buy additional equipment and ease working capital constraints. The business directly employs about 300 people and has a customer base in excess of 100,000 households.

www.funwefarm.com/page8.php

Investment by African Seed Investment Fund

Seed-tech is a Malawian business founded in 2009. It buys in and processes hybrid maize and legume seed for sale through the Agricultural Inputs Subsidy Scheme. In 2013, the business expects to process and market 500 MT of seed. The business contracts commercial and smallholder outgrowers to produce its seed, thereby increasing income in the local community.
Our investment has enabled the business has been able to buy additional equipment and ease ­working capital constraints. The business directly employs about 300 people and has a customer base in excess of 100,000 households. 

PCP Uganda

Address:   Plot M697,Equata Building
2nd floor, UMA Showground
Lugogo, Kampala, Uganda
Postal Address:   P.O. Box 15373
Kampala, Uganda
Telephone:   +256 393 264 983/4
E-Mail:   info@pearlcapital.net

PCP Kenya

Address:   Riara Corporate Suites
Suite 104, Riara Road
Nairobi, Kenya
Postal Address:   P.O. Box 21891-00505
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone:   +254 727 405 984
E-Mail:   info@pearlcapital.net