Whether for profit or social motives - and often both - an increasing number of investors are targeting opportunities in African agriculture. At the same time innovative approaches for deploying aid to support farming businesses linked to smallholders are emerging. This blog provides a snapshot of who is doing what, where and how.

17 January 2011

Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania report available to download

Launched in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 13th January by Prime Minister Pinda, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) Investment Blueprint is now available for download.
President Kikwete of Tanzania will present the Investment Blueprint at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on 28th January, 2011.

SAGCOT is highlighted in this month's Harvard Business Review as an example of a "new conception of capitalism which recognises that societal needs, not just conventional economic needs, define markets and long-term business success".