The Feed the Future Ghana “Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture” (MFA) Activity is a $19 million, 4-year program aiming to enable private sector investment and trade in target agricultural value chains in Ghana. The program is being implemented by Palladium, with Open Capital (OCA) as a lead sub-contractor over the program duration responsible for identifying, advising, and supporting transactions of all forms and providing operational and strategic advisory services to businesses.
MFA seeks to address market failures limiting access to finance along seven key value chains in Ghana and encourage deeper engagement in these value chains, and strategic partnerships to scale innovative business models providing inclusive financing to the smallest value chain actors. Through these activities, MFA aims to spur agricultural finance market behavior change and system reform leading to sustainable economic growth through agribusiness and inclusive growth among the stakeholders within the target value chains.
In its role leading transactions and capacity building efforts through MFA, OCA has funding to:
Open Capital is a management consulting and financial advisory firm with 130 professionals based in East, Southern, and West Africa. We support businesses to design strategies, improve operations, and raise capital, and investors to conduct due diligence and design blended finance mechanisms. Over the last 10 years, we have closed $700M of deals across Africa and have support >1,000 businesses improve their operations and achieve growth. Agribusiness is our largest sector and we have been active in Ghana since 2018, supporting Ghanaian companies to plan their growth and closing investments with global investors. We look forward to the opportunity to work together.
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