African Agriculture’s Untapped Potential: An Opportunity for Impactful Lending

May 29th 2020 by Prince Boateng

AgroFides recognizes the immense opportunity currently presented to creditors to capitalize financially on the African continent; in the last decade, more than half of the world’s most rapidly expanding economies have been African. Moreover, the World Economic Forum predicts that by 2030, 43% of Africans will belong to the middle or upper classes, which will translate to a higher level ... Read More

African Farmer’s & Credit: A Misaligned Relationship

September 25th 2020 by Prince Boateng

A 2019 World Bank brief explains how global population growth, changing dietary preferences, and various climate risks all contribute to “an ever increasing need to invest in agriculture.” So much so that global demand for food is expected to increase 70% by 2050, which will require at least $80 billion of imbursements annually, much of which will need to come from the private sector. ... Read More