The AECF donors include the Governments of Australia, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK, as well as The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) and The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). Each donor has a focus area or geographical region that it wishes to impact upon, and the AECF provides the means to target those focus areas/regions, to award grantees and monitor and evaluate their performance.
 

  • Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Australia

    The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has supported the AECF since 2009 and have pledged a total of AUD 32,798,384. They have supported the Zimbabwe and Research into Business windows.
  • Canada

    Canada

    Since 2014, Global Affairs Canada has supported the AECF’s Africa Agribusiness window with a pledge of CAD 15 million.
  • Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

    Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

    The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion and is housed at the World Bank.
  • Danish Foreign Service

    Denmark

    The Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) has supported the AECF since 2011 and have pledged a total of DKK 65 million. They support the REACT Kenya window.
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), a specialized agency of the United Nations, was established as an international financial institution in 1977.
  • Kingdom of Netherlands

    The Netherlands

    The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has supported the AECF since 2008 and have pledged a total of €25 million. They support the General and REACT Mozambique windows.
  • Department of International Development (DFID)

    United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom’s Department of International Development (DFID) is a founding member of the AECF since 2008 and have pledged a total of £72,723,167.