Agribusiness

Transforming African Agriculture Ecosystem to Unlock Growth Potential and Enhance Productivity

Agriculture and agribusiness together account for nearly half of GDP in Africa. Agricultural

production is the most important sector in most African economies, averaging 24 percent of GDP 

for the region. The landscape is continually changing driven by a combination of global and local pressures. Trends and factors include: food security, policies and government strategies, investment and financing options in farmland projects, advancement in technologies, environment and social governance (ESG) strategies, competition, fluctuating commodity prices and rising population.


As the players grapple with these trends and develop strategies for profitable growth — including the establishment of new export markets, establishing advanced food processing capabilities, adoption of new innovative technologies or responding to local opportunities for joint ventures and alliances — they face a number of operational risks and complex business challenges.


In responding to these challenges, companies and entrepreneurs are increasingly seeking independent professional advice to help enhance decision making and accelerate growth. They know that the most reliable and relevant advice comes from advisers with a solid base of industry experience, local understanding and know how.


SSCG's Agribusiness Practice offers consulting, advisory and operation services geared to the unique needs of the African agribusiness sector and aligned value chain in the economy.

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Featured Capabilities

Agribusiness strategy development and market growth

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We support clients to understand government's agriculture industry policies and support initiatives, fore sighting and strategic frameworks, market trends, to explore market entry and expansion opportunities.

African Agri can Gain from Increased Access to Big Data

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We support our clients develop appropriate and market leading business operating models. Provide end to end Agribusiness operations set up and management programmes support.

Impact investment and financing of Agribusinesses and projects

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We support clients seeking funding and operation capital for their business with investment readiness and to secure the right option. More

Establishing food processing and packaging plants

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 We help our clients establish food processing facilities, build production capabilities, sourcing, procurement, integrated operation systems and technologies.

Bolstering Agro-products Value Chains capability development

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We work with our clients to improve supply chain planning and optimisation while increasing management oversight and effectiveness.

Increasing handling and storage to reduce loss and waste

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We help agribusiness supply chain clients transform processes to enhance performance and operational excellence. In turns reduce costs and risks.

Sustainable Agri Ecosystem Development: Driving Transformation to meet African imperative

Strengthening Agri Ecosystem and Value Chains

We serve and help clients to manage a range of business activities across the African industry value chain.

Our People

Dr Christian Chileshe

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Partner and Principal,  Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship

Impact Stories

Development of Agri-Business and Products Processing Plants in Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria

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We have been supporting clients in Ghana, Nigeria and Tanzania to establish Agriculture products processing plants.

Improve Access to Finance for Smallholder Agriculture Enterprises in Zimbabwe

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We have been supporting a micro-finance client in Zimbabwe to realign their business strategy and process transformation to scale up growth, enhance excellence and profitability 

Mentoring African Women Businesses and Entrepreneurs at AWEC

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SSCG Co-Founder and Chief Executive Eugene Nizeyimana has been mentoring African women businesses on African Women Entrepreneurship Cooperative (AWEC) to start and scale up growth. More 

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