• Funding Agreement Signed

    SIDA signs a five year agreement with the AECF

    to fund SMEs in the Renewable Energy sub-sector in Seven African Countries

  • Funding Partners

    Each funding partner has a focus area or geographical
    region that it wishes to impact upon

  • Investing in AFRICA

    304M

    Fund Size

    257

    Business portfolio

    24

    Countries
  • Our Impact in Africa

    +9,000

    Jobs Created

    177M

    Amount Committed

    450M

    Amount leveraged
  • Renewable Energy

    The portfolio is demonstrating how renewable energy technologies
    have the potential to reach Africa’s rural poor.

  • Agribusiness

    Agriculture and Agribusiness accounts for 32% of GDP in sub-Saharan
    Africa and employs 65% of the work force.

Who We Are

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) is a US $304 million private sector fund that provides catalytic funding to enterprises in 24 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

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Since 2008, through a competitive process, AECF has approved funding for 257 businesses across 24 countries in sub Saharan Africa

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Our Portfolio

Agribusiness

Agriculture and agribusiness accounts for 32 percent of GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa and employs 65 percent of ....

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy and Adaptation to Climate Technologies (REACT) window is demonstrating how renewable energ ....

Funding Partners