“GroFin is proud to partner with USAID through The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub to extend the reach of its unique model of access to finance and business support to high impact agribusinesses across East Africa. Our intent is to provide business support and assistance to catalyse investments into food security, staple foods and high value nutrition products and increase the competitiveness of agriculture value chains in the region,” said Rishi Khubchandani.“The Catalytic Financial Tool for Under-served Sectors that we are launching in partnership with GroFin was the missing element in our portfolio; it will enable us to provide targeted assistance to SMEs operating in the agriculture sector,” said the Hub’s Chief of Party Juan Estrada.
- Contribute to food security and high-value nutrition products
- Increase the competitiveness of their agriculture value chains regionally
- Support use of innovative technologies to manage waste and losses (e.g. pre-and-post-harvest management losses)
- Enhance solutions/innovations that increase their productivity and/or reduce water usage and other scarce resources