Connect, network and interact 
with global agrifood investors


November 2022

Overcoming disruptive challenges and

making the right investment decisions​

The African Agri Council is pleased to host the
Investment Food Forum
 in 2020

The Investment Food Forum (IFF), took place from 17 - 18 November 2020 and the next one is planned in 2022, highlighted global and regional investment opportunities in agrifood and offers attendees a comprehensive overview of the food investment landscape, tracking the flow of capital and asset performance. 

The African Agri Council (AAC), in partnership with the African Agri Investment Indaba Secretariat, is pleased to announce the launch of the Investment Food Forum (IFF). The forum features global VC, banks, donors, DFIs, family offices, pension funds and agrifood stakeholders to discuss how the asset class is weathering the pandemic, current rising flow of capital as well as diversified investment funds in the sector.


Key features of the Investment Food Forum

  • High level local content from global and emerging markets 

  • Networking is hard-wired into the fabric of IFF which is why it is one of the most important conduits of investment in agrifood post COVID-19

  • Special marketing mailer profiling key partners and their services

  • Want to invest in African agrifood sector? Want to find investment for a company or project in Africa? The AAC Investment Discovery Dashboard allows you to step into the African investment arena and start making great connections

  • Access to dedicated matchmaking team to schedule and facilitate your meetings 


Why attend the Investment Food Forum?

  • Expert closed sessions - investment opportunities through in-depth analysis linked to policymaking as well as global supply and demand movements

  • Where is the real money moving - case study sessions on food and agribusiness related deals

  • Investor focus sessions - indepth due diligence, technical, operational and strategic investment sessions covering the global agrifood value chain

  • Hear from global investors as they reassess their risks and are now looking at compelling investment opportunities in food and agriculture with a stronger focus on valuations

The audience

  • Asset managers (investing directly in food and agriculture)

  • Agribusinesses 

  • Development finance institutions

  • Commercial lenders or banks

  • Consulting firms

  • Debt funders

  • Institutional investors (allocating to asset managers for investment in food and agriculture)

    • Pension schemes 

    • Insurers

    • Sovereign wealth and pension funds

    • Endowments and family offices

  • Impact investors

  • Legal

  • Insurance 

  • Technology accelerators

  • Governments 

  • Development agencies

About the hosts

The African Agri Council (NPC) is a network of global executives, decision makers and key stakeholders in the agriculture and food industry. We connect executives with their peers, policy makers, investors & financiers and leading global service providers across Africa and around the world.

The Council is an exclusive platform for networking, matchmaking and deal making in Africa. We focus on the business dynamics of food and agriculture; the pioneers, partnerships, investments, joint ventures and regulatory dynamics that determine the future direction of the industry and shape tomorrow’s sustainable food production and consumption landscape.


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