African Agricultural Capital (AAC)
AAC was established as an investment company in 2005 with the following investors: The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation and Volksvermogen NV, a Belgian investor. The investors collectively invested US$9 million in AAC.
AAC invested in high-growth SMEs, achieving a commercial return which while impacting large numbers of smallholder farmers by bringing them into markets. The fund fully invested the US$9 million in 16 businesses across the East African region. Only four investees now remain. Investors in our latest fund are some of the world’s leading impact investors who have pioneered investments in African agriculture over the past two decades. We work in partnership with our investors, providing clear and thorough reporting which has enhanced our relationships over time.