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The Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) is an innovative public private partnership dedicated to uplift Africa's agricultural potential for the benefit of the poor. The Fund aims at improving food security and providing additional employment and income to farmers entrepreneurs and labourers alike by investing patiently and responsibly in efficient local value chains.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: Africa||Impact: Agricultural Productivity|
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) focuses on health education culture rural development institution building and the promotion of economic development. It is dedicated to improving living conditions and opportunities for the poor without regard to their faith origin or gender.
|Type: Foundation||Geography: Africa||Impact: Community Development|
Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) Limited is a universal bank offering a full range of banking products and services in Consumer Corporate Parastal SME Agriculture Trade and E Banking services. Its business focus is universal banking with a developmental focus on Agriculture and more.The Bank successfully listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) on December 20 2016. The new ownership structure of the Bank isGovernment of Ghana 32.30lstar Capital Limited 24%Starmount Development Company Limited 11%SIC Financial Services 10% Bank of Ghana 9.50C Investment Limited 6%Retail investors and ADB staff 7.20%.
|Type: Other Capital Providers||Geography: Ghana||Impact: Income/Productivity Growth|
Ahantaman Rural Bank Limited is one of the leading Rural and Community Banks in Ghana established in 1984 to do the business of Banking.The Bank aspires to be and remain the leading Rural Bank in Ghana meeting stakeholder expectations. We will strengthen stakeholder relationship by providing the right solutions that combine technologies expertise and financial strength. We will create customer loyalty. Shareholder value and employee satisfaction. The Bank currently operates in four districts in the Western Region with a network of twelve connected Branches.
|Type: Bank||Geography: Ghana||Impact: Community Development|
Akuapem Rural Bank Limited was incorporated on 29th August 1980 making it the 12th Rural Bank to be established in Ghana and the 3rd in the Eastern Region. The Bank is fully owned by Ghanaians.The Bank has a team of high calibre staff with diverse skills and experience. It continues to invest in technology and training to ensure that it remain one of the best Rural Banks in Ghana.
|Type: Bank||Geography: Ghana||Impact: Income/Productivity Growth|
The Annona Sustainable Investment Fund is a commercial Venture Capital fund that invests in small and medium sized enterprises (SME s) in Africa and Latin America. Profitability is a first precondition for long term sustainability but there are many other drivers. Their objective is to obtain reasonable VC returns ... within strictly defined parameters of a measurable and lasting socio economic impact.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: South America||Impact: Access to Financial Services|
Impact Finance Management is a fund advisory company based in Geneva Switzerland with offices in Milano Italy and in Cali Colombia. It initiated and advises an open ended fund in Luxembourg. Since Autumn 2011 Impact Finance has invested more than $21 million in debt in 28 companies working in rural areas with the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP). Impact Finance is investing in 11 countries mostly in Latin America and also in Europe and Southeast Asia. Already 38% of the fund has been repaid showing the high capacity of the enterprises they finance while the fund performance show positive returns since autumn 2012.
|Type: Investment Fund Manager||Geography: Europe||Impact: Access to Financial Services|
The Lower Pra Rural Bank Limited formerly known as the Esemaman Rural Bank Limited was incorporated in Ghana on the 20th day of January 1983. The bank was licensed to operate the business of banking in August 31 1983 as the 66th rural bank in Ghana.The registered office and the head office of the bank is at Shama which is 25km from Takoradi the Western Regional Capital. The bank has within its twenty five years of operations provided banking services to the Shama and the Mpohor Wassa East Districts in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Area.
|Type: Bank||Geography: Ghana||Impact: Access to Financial Services|
OPEN is a light touch low cost business accelerator for Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) in Bangladesh. It is designed to find support and grow the best ethical rural entrepreneurs in Bangladesh. Participants are given a range of support including training business mentoring networking media exposure and introductions to investors.
|Type: Accelerator/Incubator||Geography: Bangladesh||Impact: Community Development|
United States of America
Since it was founded in 1969 Southern Mutual Help Association (SMHA) has helped people develop strong healthy prosperous rural communities in Louisiana. Southern Mutual Help Association special focus is with distressed rural communities whose livelihoods are interdependent with the land and waters. Southern Mutual Help Association work primarily with agricultural and pervasively poor communities women and people of color. Southern Mutual Help Association help build rural communities through people's growth in their own empowerment and the just management of resources.
|Type: Other Capital Providers||Geography: United States of America||Impact: Capacity Building|