Due Diligence & Pipeline Mapping – Agriculture Fund
The Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF) is an innovative public-private partnership investment vehicle that aims to improve food security by providing debt and equity financing for investments across the agriculture value chain in Sub-Saharan Africa. This $170M open-ended fund targets investments of $2M to $10M, and will continue to raise to a target of $330M total investible capital. Its management has been contracted to a joint team including Deutsche Bank and I-DEV, where I-DEV is leading all activities requiring local expertise and presence. Scope includes sourcing support, screening of applicants and in-depth due diligence to make recommendations on priority investments.